The Ashworth House
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... arrived at the Mariposa Grove. We decided to split up so that everyone could go at their own pace and so we headed off into the forest.
The first two famous trees were on every tourists' hit list: the Grizzly Giant and the California tunnel tree. They were an amazing sight and we had fun taking the classic photos where we looked like miniature people. We continued onwards further into the woods and we noticed that the number of people alongside us suddenly dwindled - ...
Camping in winter in Yosemite hmmmm .... Some what freezing! During the night I woke up thinking I was having a nosebleed turned out my nose was just the cold I couldn't feel it properly...bar then the next time I woke was to a ranger knocking on our door to ask when we arrived which got the day offal a start bright and early! Breakfast went some what more smoothly than dinner the night before! Porridge ...
... and beauty of it. The views of the valley were beautiful with clear views of Yosemite and Curry Village. Just Perfect!
That finished off our agenda for the day and we headed back to the hostel. We were meant to go into the village but because the other road out was shut off it would have been a long drive back so we just called it a day and left. That night I took a break from cooking our usual microwave meals and attempted a complex Pad Thai! We got ...
... meant to be for us. The waterfall was almost dry. We could see a very very thin mist blowing over the top of the falls and being blown away in the breeze, although this was incredibly difficult to distinguish from the wispy clouds dotting the sky above. Midway down the cliff face was a tiny running trickle, which in early spring would have been a spectacular roaring tumble of foam. However, the setting for the falls was beautiful, so we weren't too disappointed.
We then headed ...
Having previously been white water rafting, we knew what to expect... or did we?
As well as racing down rapids, traveling along tiring flats and experiencing giant waves, in the Tuolumne Canyon we: 'surfed holes', manoeuvred through boulder filled corridors and even braved it down 'swimming rapids'. The trip was exciting, scary and tiring, and when accompanied by the humour of ...