The Forks Resort
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... The country flattened out for a short time with orchards and pasture, but then rugged again as we began to climb - ranch signs along the way, but no cattle visible. Chukchansi Casino set in the middle of nowhere.
The movie Philomena played to fill in the time until we arrived at Bass Lake in the middle of forest country. ...
... 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.
... negotiate the windy turns. Like a lot of iconic places in America I almost had to pinch myself to believe that we were actually at places that we had only seen in movies! We caught the tram back to Union Square (Riley hanging on the side in the dark- scary!), shopped for a bit (including getting cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory ("Big Bang Theory") and then taxied back home.
The Golden Gate bridge was the next day's target so we headed off in ...
... is open! We've got our own, little tent-hut thingy. Pretty creepy if I'm honest. But at least it's sheltered and dry.
Had the biggest sleep known to man.
Today However... I SAW A FULL ON WOODPECKER!!!
We decided to check out the grub here. Turns out, it's pretty, bloody good. I had some weird veggie wrap thing. WAS VERY GREEN. Moses had a massive beef & cheese sarnie.
We then went on a big, fat hike ...
... at all. There are boulders the size of houses strewn about the place, dry river beds twisting along the valley floor and wildlife chattering endlessly in every nook and cranny. I'm sure we were far from the first to comment that we expected to see dinosaurs roaming around the next story, this could have been the set to Jurassic Park. Yosemite is without doubt one of the most awe inspiring and beautiful places I have ever been...