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Travel Blogs from Sonora
Stopped at Yosemite National Park on the way to Sonora. Loved it here - Ken, Brian and I went for a long walk through part of this beautiful park - I'd be happy to live here. Towering cliff faces, beautiful forrest, waterfalls and lakes. We got a bit lost but found our way back and had ice cream ...
So far on our trip, we’ve found that we’re happier and more relaxed when we don’t spend much time researching our destinations and just let everything happen (for the most part). We’ve had so many cool experiences and met some great people, so we’ve tried to handle each stop this way. But sometimes not having a plan doesn’t go so smoothly. Yosemite turned out to be this way.
... civilised to be one of the great motorcycle roads but has spectacular vistas along the coast and some great stops including some beaches with sea lions wallowing in the sand. On the down side, there was a lot of traffic even on an off season weekday and the prices of fuel and food were outrageous. That night we had to wash away the memory of a truly dreadful $6 sandwich with a bottle of
local zinfandel. Such is the life on the road.
... for us, they were. Driving over these passes was beautiful and we even managed to catch a view of Lake Tahoe. Once over the mountains we headed south and also descended around 6,000ft. Now it was just a matter of finding a place to park up before it got too dark. After a quick check in McDonalds, we discovered that Sonora had a Walmart, so set forth in search of the big 'W'. Arrived at Walmart and as there were no other campers had to get ...
We kinda feel like on a survival trip, it's freezingly cold and the heater doesn't work...not a new experience in the Golden State XD
So, while watching "I Shouldn't Be Alive" on Animal Planet ("Surprisingly Human"), we start falling asleep...just to be startled with coldness the next morning...
Thank God it didn't snow again, so we were able to finally leave Groveland, where we never had planned to stay...but that's roadtrip life, I guess ^^
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 Stockton Street, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $66
286 S. 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