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Travel Blogs from Sonora
Nia was "super excited" (Californian phrase) as Helen had arranged a Western style riding lesson for her today. All the western style gear was on show today - jeans, short & boots - yee-ha! As the lesson wasn't until 3pm we had time for a lovely walk on a trail just outside Sonora. The warnings on the trail were slightly alarmist - watch out for Mountain Lions and Rattlesnakes - with an additional posting of rattlesnakes have ...
... of the US Federal Reserve) and made haste to the local pizzeria.
The conversation was suddenly more interesting and convivial. We ate some of the fire fighters' pizza and accepted an offer of an overnight stay at the fire station. After lunch we explored the village and worked out where we would need to stay on our return visit to get the best out of the rally. Before we made our way to the station, we also made our own judgements about the ...
... so it might have been able to weigh what we got panning for gold. I was impressed with the school and wondered how hard it would have been to attend school when it was in the 90s like it was this day. Also impressive was how the land was changed because of the way they mined the land; permanently scarring the region--still visible 150 years later. Alara demonstrated her artistic ability ...
Got woken up by the ****** next to me in the RV. Rode into Kings Canyon. More stunning riding and views. Went through Fresno, what a **** hole. Rode up 'North Fork Road' and to the centre of California. Into Yosemite to see El Capitan and Half Dome. the valley was packed. Went up the Tioga Rd looking for somewhere to camp but it was all flooded or snowed out. Double backed to 'Hogden Meadow' campsite. A guy gave me a free beer, nice!
Mileage - 24280 - 338
... so the group I was with checked some disturbed areas, which also cause morels to fruit but not as predictably as fires. The weather has been a bit cool so the morels are a bit late this year. The reports weren't encouraging but I did better than I expected and found about a pound and a half, which I stuck in the dehydrator and dried to preserve.
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