Groveland Motel & Indian Village
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... seat! We were a little concerned about the standard of the 'Lodge' but from the moment we arrived it was awesome. A great outside pool and spa, very neat modern decor on the rooms, and even a warning about leaving food in your car as bears had been seen in the area! We were in our element, right in the middle of nowhere, getting back to nature. As it was around 32 degrees we checked in and had a swim straight away, then went out to ...
... at a natural plateau, just before the road headed into a tunnel. Fortunately, I had the trusty Lonely Planet to hand and it informed me that we had just reached one of the most photographed and mesmerising viewpoints in the whole of the area. We considered giving it a miss..... As if! We pulled into the parking lot, and straight away we were greeted with said incredible views. The edge of the car park drops off into the valley below, while an almost tunnel effect is created by ...
... were being seared into our brains - like super-sized Alps - a marvel of nature - humbling and awe-inspiring. Although apparently Cliff's driving was making Janice nervous. It didn't take long to set camp into our river view rooms and watch the evening move to darkness with the wonderful sound of the Merced river roaring past - kids loved the outdoor pools too! So we made it and it hasn't disappointed - another bucket list item ...
... we had to take it really slow. Then the downhill hike that killed everyone's quads and knees. Made it back to the van though a bit worse for wear!
My walking sandals (which I thought looked like special orthopaedic shoes) were in fact a god send they are like walking on clouds and the grip on the bottom is fantastic - best investment for this holiday!
We went for dinner in a local restaurant actually it was canteen but I was grateful ...
... being Memorial Day Weekend, we knew this would be the perfect plan since the Valley would be a zoo!
The next morning, picked up a backcountry permit, packed our bags, and hiked in from Tuolumne/Porcupine Creek. Michael had to work that day, so we made plans to meet up with him late that night at camp or early the next day at the rappel from the rim. Since we arrived at camp ...