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Today travelled to Yosemite National Park. Awe inspiring place that is. We did as every other tourist did - posed and took hundreds of photos. (I have yet to work out how to post pics from this iPhone, ). Heading north with Truckee as our destination. Finding accommo was a mission, every place we tried was booked, ...
... the We-muk.
I watched an elderly lady as she wove small baskets from reeds and roots of some plant I couldn't hear her say.
Outside were the remains of an Indian village. No cloth teepees!
Coffee was next on the agenda, all this sight seeing is thirsty work!
Once consumed, we wandered to where the free shuttle buses were ferrying tourists around the huge park.
It didn't seem as organised as ...
... the way. We agreed to the conditions and headed up the road stopping whenever we felt like doing so for photos, just like everyone else.
The road eventually climbed through Tioga Pass at 9 945 feet or 3 031 metres with fresh snow and temperatures below 10º C, then dropped onto the high desert beyond the park and landed us in the village of Bridgeport on Highway 395. Bridgeport is a support base for summer outdoor activities in the National ...
23rd Nov. cont.
We then set off north along Highway 395 following the mountain range until we reached the junction of the 89, which was where we were heading, to find the pass was closed. Cat then had to make a quick reroute and so we crossed back into Nevada to Gardnerville and then headed back into California on the 88 to rejoin the 89 after the pass. However, there were two more passes we needed to cross but were unsure if they would be ...
... They then went for a swim in a huge gorgeous pool (phoebe once again swam a width with head above water) and I had a 'much needed' shower and did the 'much needed to be done' washing! So it wasn't until about 3ish we set off to Yosemite park and into Yosemite valley. When we left our campsite it was boiling, when we got to the valley it was starting to look ominously grey. The drive into the valley was as expected stunning - granite cliffs, ...
Other places to stay in Sonora
19551 Hess Avenue, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $106
- Big room, Little value
- What I expected from a BW
350 South Washington Street, Sonora | 1 star hotelfrom $83
480 West Stockton Street, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $66
286 So Washington St., Sonora | Hotelfrom $79
- Great stay
- Soooo Quaint, relaxing
- Nice hotel, bad location....would not stay again
14260 Mono Way, Sonora | 3 star hotelfrom $89