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... was just a fairytale.
The following day headed to Kings Canyon, travelled through
the tortuous twisting mountain road, funnily enough without hardly seeing any
other car or person, after 12 miles of driving we were disheartened to see ROAD
CLOSED signs, but we did have the park to ourselves which was very
peaceful. Despite not getting to the
end of ...
... wouldn't see bears! We walk past them, snapping a few photos and the boys behave so differently. Ewan is shaking and wants to be held, completely petrified, whereas Sebastian is mesmerised and thinks they are amazing wanting to see more and more. We continue down the path making it to General Sherman's tree. It's BIG! WOW!!!! We decide we can't see the top of it, no matter how hard we try and the width of it is amazing. It's a beautiful deep red colour ...
... object and measures 275 feet tall and a trunk of 36m diameter. it was good to get out of the car and walk a bit. time was cracking on so we didn't waste any time and pushed on. we saw no mention of the tunnel log - a tree you could drive through - so we keep on to exit the park. like most other park roads, i was thankful for the power steering. crikey bobby.
i was so pleased i booked a motel close to the park exit, ...
... evening & warmed up some roast chicken & rice w/broccoli salad. Hit the spot after a long day of hiking. Afterwards, I did more star gazing with my new glow-in-the-dark star gazing map that I bought at the museum today. As many stars are visible here, it's still a little difficult to see a lot because even at my campsite, the trees are too tall to see more than a small cluster. But I still had fun making some guesses. I think the only one I saw was Virgo. I also ...
... de cet animal sauvage. Biches et oiseaux des bois furent également au rendez vous, mais notre attention était alors surtout portée vers cet extraordinaire arbre, le séquoia que nous étions venu voir. Le Général Sherman est ‘’l’organisme vivant le plus imposant qui existe’’ et le plus populaire du parque, mais des dizaines d’autres séquoias parsèment cette partie de la forêt et viennent la ...
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