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... ended up at the base of the big rocks we saw from the Point.. El Capitan and hald dome were amazing. I saw some rock climbers on a multiday climb up some of them, i'll attach pics and look for the brigt dot in the middle. After we did that loop we drove out and around on hwy 120 and up at 9000 'altitude we got a primitive cMpsite at Pocupine Flat campground. We were so high it was snowing as we drove there, when we set up camp atabout ...
... resort we decided to check the map properly and soon saw that we needed to walk another couple of miles to get the bus!! Gutted! The walk up to the bus was a nightmare since it was so steep, the ground uneven and worst of all it was getting dark and the reality of meeting a bear or mountain lion was becoming much more likely! We did cross paths with a deer at one point and Jojo just about needed CPR so gawd knows what would ...
... range cattle and a small group of the wild horses. I felt sorry for the range animals as I did not see any grass. I did see a cow and calf chewing the ends off the shrubs that grow so I guess that is their main feed. I stopped in Benton for some homemade strawberry and rhubarb pie and it was excellent. I asked for it a-la-mode and the waitress thawed the ice cream on her neck to cool herself down. Too ...
... I'm looking forward to visiting my grandmother and relatives. Not to mention, eating my way through this vacation.
Our journey continues, stay tuned for other little trips. Oh and yeah, the mister and I are going to Vegas without our kids in November. Look for some quick posts then and follow-up on my travel blog at www.whatsinmybackyardblog.com.
... and are intended to show snow plow drivers where the side of the road is when they are plowing large amounts of snow.) We have seen these poles in other areas, but here, they were probably over 5 feet high, giving us an indication of how much snow the area typically gets. We thought this would be a good place to stay, as summer/early fall is offseason, and it would be quieter and easier to use one of our free nights at the local Westin. Well, talk ...
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