Queen's Inn by the River
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- Pets allowed
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Good intentions of an early start to keep out of the heat of the day went awry when we finally managed to beat the 'time-difference' and stay asleep past 7. Apparently not so in other rooms and early morning runs and sightings of a bear in the river were reported. J&S were prised away for a few hours for a day's walking which was curtailed due to the 90 degree heat, the truculence of teenagers and the diminishing patience of ...
... we arrived too late as the last show was finished so we walked around the shop instead. Whilst browsing our eyes were caught by the wild deer walking around outside. It walked towards the restrooms. Nice surprise for someone walking their hands. It was almost time to get back on the road so we sat on a bench in the shade just taking in the atmosphere. We decided it was time to find a hotel for the night so we headed back to the car. After leaving the ...
... at the iconic Camp Four. And what else did we get to experience today? The largest granite monolith in the world; El Capitan. We ran across some guys carrying a massive amount of climbing gear and couldn't help but prying into their intentions. They were freshly arrived from Mexico City with goals of climbing the captain. We gladly tagged along and even helped carry some of the load. ...
... it by about 5pm. Days Inn is 4 stories with car parks on the ground floor and 4th floor with no elevators. Our room was 203 so we had to lug the cases up 2 flights of stairs.
The lady on the desk, who seemed to be the boss had a thick accent and I found her hard to understand. I asked her if there was somewhere nearby, not in the national park, that it was worth us visiting as there were still several hours of daylight. She ...
... the draw of the big granite cliffs and waterfalls pulled us to make a few stops. The last time we were at this area was last week it was foggy, cool and by the end drizzling. Now it was sunny and in the high 70s with a nice breeze.
I made Terry stop at the Tunnel overview again to look into the valley. We realized that all you see are trees and you don't realize that under those trees are roadways, people walking and riding bikes, buses, cars and motor ...