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With only one day to explore Yosemite by foot – it was challenging to decide which walk to do. In the end we decided on a 5.5 hour hike up to Verna Falls and then onto Nevada Falls. A decent 11km hike in which we ascended 2000 ft followed by a 2000 ft descent. It was an enjoyable walk once we had burnt off the gazillion other bushwalkers who …
After an epic days driving we finally arrived at Lillaskog Lodge – about 10:30pm last night. We would have driven more than 750km yesterday through some of the most spectacular country I've ever seen. At the final hour the TomTom – for whom I have the utmost trust and respect – let us down (Note to self: GPS’s are not …
... and cream of the dying grasses is jarring; almost abrasive.
Throughout the trail, there are the usual information plaques that we have come to expect; they are informative but do not necessarily answer the questions that you have. These told us about the history of the meadow drawing our attention to the remains of fencing. Fascinating fencing made without need for any nails or fixers; there are two uprights at the end ...
... here. Then we drove through a really baron area with really dry fields. Then we were on a steep windy hill with a sheer drop covered in pine trees. It was just stunning! Next we were driving through forests which went on for miles! We stopped for lunch on the side of the road in a great little place, sat at the bar and chatted to the locals who were very impressed with our road trip! Everyone we speak to here is so friendly and helpful. We went ...
... at the start of the trail, we confronted with a sheer cliff face about 700m high and a sign saying "Danger: Smoke levels very high. Fire Risk: Extreme." The two park rangers at the bottom let us go up it though so we pressed on.
Fortunately, the smoke cleared by about lunchtime and the awesome view of the valley and surrounding mountains was revealed to us. Look at the masses ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking