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Reno, Nevada - November 12-18, 2007

These pictures were taken with my Fujifilm Finepix S9000 digital camera on a trip to Reno, Nevada, and nearby places, November 12-18, 2007. The main purpose of the trip was to attend Supercomputing '07, but there was time for some exploring at the end of the trip.

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Monday, November 12, 2007

No pictures, just a long day of teaching and travel.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

My first day at the conference, and just a handful of pictures from the parking garage of the Silver Legacy in the morning [3 Pictures].

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Another full day at the conference, and the day's pictures are taken on the way to the conference center from downtown Reno [13 Pictures].

Thursday, November 15, 2007

The last day of the conference, and the day's pictures are from the ride to the conference center again [3 Pictures] plus a few from the main exhibition area at the conference [3 Pictures].

Friday, November 16, 2007

With the conference over, it was time to start exploring the area a bit. I had never been much to the south and east of Reno, so I chose to make a loop out that way. I left Reno [11 Pictures] and headed south toward Carson City, where I made a quick stop at the state capitol [23 Pictures]. From there, it was on through the rest of US 395 in Nevada [13 Pictures], to Topaz Lake [9 Pictures], and across the California border [5 Pictures]. I continued south on 395 through several towns (including a lunch stop in Bridgeport) and lots of nice scenery [44 Pictures]. At Mono Lake [27 Pictures], I decided it was time to cut back east into Nevada [6 Pictures]. I took Nevada 359 [12 Pictures] over to Hawthorne, where I saw part of the town and visited the Mineral County Museum [27 Pictures]. From there, it was north on US 95 along the west shore of Walker Lake [32 Pictures]. Along US 95, I passed through Schurz [5 Pictures], through some interesting terrain [7 Pictures] to Fallon [8 Pictures], then through some salty marshes [6 Pictures] to I-80 [5 Pictures]. Along I-80, I passed Nightingale Hot Springs [3 Pictures], made a quick stop in Fernley [10 Pictures], where Hillary Clinton was about to make a campaign stop, then back to Reno for the night [2 Pictures].

Saturday, November 17, 2007

This was planned as a potential ski day, but warm weather and lack of snow meant that was not an option. So it was off on another driving tour. I got on my way out of Reno by mid-morning [7 Pictures] and headed north on US 395 [8 Pictures] and into California [5 Pictures]. I turned west onto California 70 [20 Pictures], and stumbled across Plumas-Eureka State Park and the small town of Johnsville [36 Pictures]. Back down at the main highway, I went through the small town of Graeagle [8 Pictures], then south on California 89 [25 Pictures] to my lunch stop in Truckee [23 Pictures]. I had time for a quick side trip to the north shore of Lake Tahoe [45 Pictures] before heading back along I-80 [19 Pictures] to Reno [13 Pictures] for the night.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Back to the east. There are a few pictures from the ride to the airport in Reno [21 Pictures] and some from the air from the first flight [20 Pictures]. The day's travel was pretty much on schedule, putting me back in Hartford a little after 10, and home just before midnight.


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