Best Western Colonial Inn
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... down in this pristine valley. There are many waterfalls within Yosemite that flow off the mountain tops. We are fortunate and it's not overly dry here and most are still flowing. The most popular is probably Bridal Veil Falls. The walk back in to see it from a good advantage point wasn't bad but was up hill. You get plenty of exercise here for sure! I loved the falls but I think my favorite place was the meadows at the foot of ...
Later we found ourselves in Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, which claims four of the world's five largest trees. Another guided walk took us to the General Sherman, the world's largest living tree, 275 feet tall, about 103 feet around with its largest branch measuring nearly 7 feet in diameter. Frank told us someone had joked about this 27 story tree among the other giants ...
... the high 30s! Due to the shutdown we couldn't go to some of the main attractions in Death Valley, which was a shame, but at least we were able to see a lot of the scenery. The rest of the day was spent driving to our next hotel, which we picked as a half way point on our drive to San Francisco. There is a really nice pub and grill type restaurant next to the hotel, so was nice and easy to get some ...
... Well, it was fantastic, under $20 for noodles, sweet and fire chicken and chicken and mushroom. We bot cleared the lot, mind you we did pay for this later when we were in the Harvester place as we only ordered a sandwich each and still did no finish them. We had a couple of drinks wit a couple called Pat and yes wait for it "Dave". Both from Sunderland but we have spent some time wit them now and we seem to get along. ...
... enough. The pool water is cold, the sunshine is hot, and the happy hour is cheap (and I am currently suffering as a result of all three!)
Tomorrow is another long drive day, as we head on up to San Francisco. However, we should be stopping at Yosemite, so hopefully I'll have some pictures from that experience to share.
Until next time,
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking