Camp Nelson Lodge
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A pleasant drive into Kings Canyon and Sequoia NP the temperature dropped by about 10 degrees as we headed in which was nice. On the way to the camp ground we visited the Grant tree and did a nice walk through the forest. The Sequoias are huge trees with trunks that stay thick all the way up hundreds of feet and those like the Grant are over 2000 years old. Hard to describe what they are ...
Today was off the hook. We had breakfast in the RV. Then we started driving to Sequoia. The ride was two hours there and back. Before we started going really far we stopped at a gas station to get some snacks and drinks. My sister Allisa got a flat rim hat with her snack and drink. It is purple with a bear that says California republic. Then we got back on the rode. When we got there we went on a hike to ...
... breaks across the grain when it falls so it was limited for use as timber but unfortunately early loggers proceeded to chop down and carry away one-third of the ancient trees using these ancient and beautiful trees for mundane purposes such as making pencils and even grape stakes in some early California vineyards. Cattles had also been allowed to roam freely on and around the trees causing erosion and destruction.
John Muir ...
... got to drive through today. Wrote out postcards (if you want one from my travels, leave a comment below & either txt or email me your mailing address,) & waited for the long sunset to finish so I could star gaze. And boy was the wait worth it. How they danced, fell, &glowed!
Well it's late & I know I'll be up w/the sun because it'll be a hot one. Lets hope I can sleep well w/all the creepy, going-to-pretend-they're-not-mice noises coming from the forest. ...
Camped at Kings Canyon Ntl Park last night, the road up was quite windy & we are at 6,500ft elevation so the temperature is great, a beautiful breeze.This morning we did a walk around General Grant Grove, which is home to a huge stand of giant sequoias. These differ from the coastal redwoods in that they are much larger around whereas the redwoods are taller.. We then moved down to General Sherman ...