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... sentinel dome for spectacular views across entire range. Viewings complete we drove back to pretty motel called lake view lodge near Mono lake (funnily enough you can't see the lake from the lodge) and tried out one of the two restaurants in town before crashing. The theme on meals for the next few days was getting unlimited salad and soup as a 'free' starter. My favourite comment in the first few days from an American was "Europeans don't seem to eat as much as we ...
... during the gold rush. This eventually lead to a military expedition being sent to "deal with" the Awahneechee in 1851. In an incredibly foresighted move, especially give that America was in the midst of a civil war, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864. The Grant protected areas of the current day Yosemite National Park. This landmark decision paved the way for the creation of the National Parks system. Yosemite officially became part of the ...
... in good order.
That said, Yosemite never ceases to amaze. We caught it on a gorgeous afternoon and found ourselves making our way in the late afternoon, early evening sunlight, which only accentuated the beauty. Doing it on a bike makes it only that much better as you have an unobstructred view of the surroundings.... part of the reason I love riding so much.
Anyways, I'll let the pictures tell the rest of the story.
Had one last look around the Yosemite valley. Walked up to the Bridal Veil Falls. Today's plan was the Tioga Pass Drive - about a 100 Km drive West to East across Yosemite National Park. Early explorers made the first crossing to open a route across the Sierras perished in the tough conditions. The road is closed from Nov to May due to snow.
As we climbed out of the valley there were nice views of the valley. First stop was at Tuolumne Grove where we were dwarfed by ...
... here at this time of year. I'm a little unprepared and making full use of my San Fran hoodie) Enjoyed several glasses of beer (ryan) and prosecco (linzi), finished off with an Irish coffee then retired to our Room. 0600 Tuesday - Alarm set for another early start (definitely a theme emerging here!). Went to the food court for breakfast before boarding the shuttle bus to stop 17 - 'Mirror Lake'. (The bus driver lady was a little ...