Doug & Tracy Kelley's Trip to Area 51 

(near Las Vegas) in November, 2000


The Extraterrestrial Highway (Hwy 375) Leading to the Entrance to

Area 51 and Rachel, Nevada


We first had lunch at the Little A'Le'Inn, in Rachel, Nevada,

about 150 miles from Las Vegas. It was pretty good food. 

We bought some cool gifts too (mostly for ourselves).


Then we made our way to the dirt road entrance to Area 51.

The only road marker is the famous "Black Mail Box," which

is really white, with numerous signatures of past guests.

(Tracy wouldn't let me carve my initials on it...something about defacing sacred artifacts)

The Mailbox says "Steve Medlin HCR 80" 

(Probably some sort of secret code that allows government agents to locate him)


Right next to the Mailbox, is "Mailbox Road" (makes sense, uh?)

Area 51 is about 15 miles  down this gravel road.

We even got to see them

testing an Alien Spaceship

(or is this just a smudge on my camera lens?) 


When we got to the actual boundary, there really wasn't any kind of locked gate, but there were the familiar signs telling us that you would be shot if you crossed the line (Hmm, seems like I've heard that before somewhere--oh yeah, it was an elder's meeting I once attended when the CO was visiting (if you don't know what this means, fagetaboutit!)).

There was a SUV with dark windows parked up on a hill overlooking the entrance. I tried to take a picture, but they shot at us with a stolen Alien ray gun, which ruined my picture. 

As far as I know, we did not get abducted, although I have my suspicions about Tracy. She is so damn happy, cheerful and positive all the time,  I am convinced she is an Alien-Human Hybrid. (Mulder, where are you?)


We stopped to look at something very "alien" to Tracy--snow. This is probably the most snow she has seen in one place in her life. (And damn lucky if you ask me! Now you know why I live in Florida!)



So, what can we conclude from this visit?

1.  Area 51 really does exist, and they DON'T WANT YOU THERE!

2. The funny-white-stuff called snow really exists;

3. We had one hell of a good time; and

4. Tracy was really just "going home" for a short visit with several of her Alien cousins. (She even introduced me to one of her cousins)

Tracy's cousin Bob


(By the way, I wonder why my watch was 30 minutes slow when we got back?

And I have this funny cut in the back of my neck. Oh well... must have scratched it on something.)