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... and as we pass through the park gates we both agree it is with some sadness that we depart. Anyway enough of the poetic tears we are still traveling through fab scenery. We decide to detour off to see Bass Lake and stop by one of the boatyards along its massive shoreline. I'm dreaming of hiring a speedboat for a couple of hours of fun but it remains a dream as I hear the words "don't think I'm going out there with you just in case you were wondering" - "no darling" I reply, "hadn't given ...
We stopped at Sentinel Beach (in the middle of the river near El Capitan) for me to take even more pictures of El Capitan, the river and the falls. We had some luck on our side this trip...found the parking lot for the Visitor Center (last time too many cars and took wrong roads), a great space in a packed lot and the shuttle bus got there just as we got to the stop. This is a busy area as it is near the campgrounds mostly tenters and those staying ...
Next stop was Bridalveil Falls with Cathederal Rocks next door and a parking space. This Fall is 600' and was going strong and spraying and it does run year round. There is a walkway near it and then a lot of people were climbing the large boulders to get closer for a picture...these old people didn't. The road split so it is one way on each side of the Merced River and we got better pictures of El Capitan from this side (I guess because we were further ...
... at our hotel for the night and were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful it looked. Grand mountain lodge chiminea fires and open pit fireplaces outside. The lobby was also very mountain lodge looking with a beautiful stone fireplace centrepiece.
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... 4pm when we headed for home. Along the winding road out of the valley, a rock the size of a soccer ball came crashing down the slope and rolled out in front of our car. We hit it hard enough to make the car jump but the Nissan Xterra is a tough car. The rock broke and the Nissan didn't. We missed the correct turnoff coming home and took the longer way back but glad we did as the high hills between Mariposa and Sonora were great to drive ...
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