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Travel Blogs from Sonora
Woke up to torrential rain, not British heavy shower rain. I'm talking ridiculous cloud to the grass non stop torrential rain. After the shock of a proper heat wave in the Rockies I suppose the pleasure/ pain balance had to come at some point but California today is not sunny!! Ayesha did some amazing driving in dense fog and heavy rain on the extreme lane highways down to Yosemite where we found our hostel. We also discovered ...
Day 10- Yosemite We drove 130 miles from Lake Tahoe to Yosemite. It was all country roads with the last 50 miles over a mountain pass, some very steep climbing roads, we got up to 8000ft above sea level. It was another beautiful drive. There is currently a big fire burning in the area, it started burning on 17 August, although its now much smaller and more controlled, it is still burning. We could smell the smoke on the mountain and see the ...
... swing. Drinks were nice and cheap at $2.25. And you could get a big big hit of short with a dash of coke for $6. I stuck with beer though. I was first up out of the bus for karaoke with Carely Rae Jepson and Call Me Maybe. A few people thought I was joking. It was filmed too which isn't so good. It was very well recieved and apparently marked when the night descended into choas. This was followed up with the Mancs rolling in with Roxanne and its drinking game. Most ...
... park. This done, we parked up, cooked dinner and watched another episode of Life before going to bed.
Up again around 6am and on the road heading to Yosemite National Park. Funny how when we went to sleep there were no other campers, but when we left there were at least another 3 or 4! The drive to the park took us around 2 hours and was up and down in altitude and along a winding road until we arrived at Yosemite Village.
... pick up some essentials like beer, Baileys at $20 per litre, pillows and a few food items. We then continued on to Oakland to pick up our RV.
We arrived at Oakland about 3pm and by the time we did the paperwork, packed up the van, had a walkthrough with the Cruise America staff, and had a few minor things fixed up, it was around 4.30 by the time we drove out the gate. We said goodbye to Phil who was driving back to Napa, and not long afterwards were ...
Other places to stay in Sonora
19551 Hess Avenue, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $99
- Big room, Little value
- What I expected from a BW
350 South Washington Street, Sonora | 1 star hotelfrom $68
480 Stockton Street, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $62
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 $87