The Gold Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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... to see bears that most of the photos we got were of the inside of the bus. The walk to Vernal Falls was a paved, but steep path to soften you for the 600 rough cut, slightly slippery stairs to the top of the falls. Again the view was EPIC and because you walked around a bend in the creek to get there you were in a stone amphitheatre with nothing but stone walls surrounding you. By the time we got back to the car it was dark which lead to a ...
... a little warmer and the water looked tempting, until you walked in. At knee height your shin bone froze and you lost all sensation in your feet. When you finally got back to land and the blood tried to venture to your toes again it was like pouring scalding water on your feet. It looked so much fun when Nick did it that I felt compelled to give it a go. The next spot twenty minutes down the road was out of the fire zone and gave amazing views ...
... 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 ...
... off into it, and three of the girls in our group decided to do it too...although two of them got cold feet and we had to wait for half an hour for them to finally jump it!
After we got back, my group made chili dogs for dinner, with my (by now) famous potato salad, which I think the group enjoyed. We then sat around the fire for a little while and chilled out, then went to bed to prepare for our hikes tomorrow...can't wait!
... 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 ...