Piccadilly Inn Express
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Fantastic start to this morning we even made it down in time for breakfast .... off we go again on our next adventure .... Think our legs are rested up from the other days hiking.
Kings Canyon is about 1hrs drive from our hotel so not so bad. A spectacular drive up 6,000 ft to the entrance.
We stop at the General Grant Tree it's …
... down in this pristine valley. There are many waterfalls within Yosemite that flow off the mountain tops. We are fortunate and it's not overly dry here and most are still flowing. The most popular is probably Bridal Veil Falls. The walk back in to see it from a good advantage point wasn't bad but was up hill. You get plenty of exercise here for sure! I loved the falls but I think my favorite place was the meadows at the foot of ...
Later we found ourselves in Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, which claims four of the world's five largest trees. Another guided walk took us to the General Sherman, the world's largest living tree, 275 feet tall, about 103 feet around with its largest branch measuring nearly 7 feet in diameter. Frank told us someone had joked about this 27 story tree among the other giants ...
... trail head. It’s amazing that one of the most visited
parks in the us isn’t clearly marked at all. We met another couple with the
same problem. We finally met a local couple who told us that the map was wrong
that we had to walk back down the river and cross then come up the other side.
LOL government run business. What did I expect?
We then hiked up to the trail head where we saw a no dog sign. Now why
wouldn’t it say that in the parking lot? ...
... saw countless windmills which dotted the horizon like futuristic flowers that danced for our entertainment. They were actually quite beautiful. The van of our dreams rolled into our hotel around 11:00 pacific time, that was 1:00am to our tired bodies and we all fell fast asleep (once we collectively conquered Zoe's hiccups). Everyone is still asleep and I'm going to enjoy the silence for a bit more before the real chaos of the weekend ...
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Very. Nice hotel
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