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... valley and explained its history, then wewere taken up to 7,000feet to Glacier point to look down on the valley that the ice had carved out. It was spectacular, and I thought the Grand Canyon was the creme de la creme..! It was awesome. We just seem to be going from one spectacle to another and tomorrowthe wagons roll to San Francisco!
... leads to problems, as the bears can become aggressive, and then have to be shot. They can also be killed by traffic when making their way to inhabited areas of the park looking for easy pickings. For this reason, all food and cosmetics need to be locked away in a bear-proof locker outside the tent. Bears have a sense of smell that is 7 times better than that of a blood hound and can detect food in any form from huge distances away. They have also come to associate shapes ...
... Emily sending us the photos.
Merced was the best food on the walk and we had a scheduled rest day where we did an art class, caught up on washing and went on a nature walk. We had an impromptu get together up on the hill second day and missed some of the "Frogs and Aliens" talk but caught the bit about the chipmunk popsicles found inside fish.
A welcome rest day before the slog up to Vogelsang Camp.
... in until 4pm which is a little annoying after the long drive but we take the opportunity to explore the nearby Jamestown.
Jamestown is a cool little western town. There is a Main Street, cute little cafés and antique shops. We grab a coffee and some banana cake in a cafe called Local Scoop. Apparently there is a ghost that lives in the ladies bathroom so I held it.
We walk around town and take happy snaps. It's really nice here ...
... were able to tour the grounds and pick out spot. Luckily one of the corner riverside sites were available.
We booked it for two nights and now we are off exploring the park. There is no wifi and limited cell service. More details and pictures to ...