through Jackson Creek, where we stopped for a coffee and bought a sandwich for lunch.
on the way to Caples Lake, a beautiful place,
where in 1849 Dr. James Caples passed through on his way to California's Gold Country. After a brief stay in old Hangtown (Placerville) Caples remembered the lake and returned here with his family to establish a way station, that served weary travellers for thirty years. The lake, known variously as Summit Lake, Clear Lake and Twin Lakes, is two miles long and has a surface area of 600 acres. We stopped for a photo opportunity
and at Lake Tahoe.
We just had time to settle into our hotel, shower and change before we were heading down to the lake
M.S. Dixie II, the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe, for a Sunset Dinner Dance Cruise to Emerald Bay.
MWM even went up on the bridge
where the Captain let him take the wheel.
After that little adventure we retired to the bar where we joined some of our fellow travellers