Lake View Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLake View Lodge Lee Vining
Very rundown, look for something nicer. The older gentleman at the desk spoke very little English.
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As soon as we got out of the desert and drove direction to Lee Vining, the scenery changed to greenish again and luckily there was some proper temperature too. :)
We stayed a little outside of the national park over the night because almost every accommodation was booked out in the park itself even the little towns around the park almost had no …
A cold start with the sunshine struggling to break through the early morning mists. The grass outside the annexe was being foraged through by a small group of blackbird sized birds with the help of a couple of blue jays. The jays would occasionally fly up to the branches of the oak trees and wrestle acorns from the cups. If they didn't grasp them …
... to become a Junior Ranger. He had to do 5 activities, pick up some trash and attend a ranger talk. He also has a pictured list of the most common animals in Yosemite. We are all looking for them. Shortly after entering the park Matthew, who was sitting in the way back, started getting car sick. It was due either to the altitude or the winding road. We arrived at the valley and he started feeling better.
Yosemite Valley is beautiful. It's a narrow valley, ...
... This was a good spot to have breakfast and what a view!
Half Dome is Yosemite’s most distinctive monument and dominates most views in Yosemite Valley. Years of erosion from wind, rivers, glaciers and rock fall have all shaped this famous feature into a smooth half dome, hence its name.
We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful sunny morning, lighting ...
... were going to die of hyperthermia and would therefore need sleeping bags
We continued on to Carson City in search of a shower and sleeping bags. At the first random place we pulled up, we found a laundromat, thrft store (for the sleeping bag and a blanket) and a gym where we had a long overdue shower. We could now thankfully continue on to Yosemite.
Being the naive travellers, that we are, we hadn't realise that Yosemite National ...