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Happy New Year to All! It's cold (for us in central California) with temps in the low forties and strong 20 mph winds blowing. After spending yesterday and this morning reading about our destinations online and viewing some wonderful photos other bloggers have posted, it's time to seriously think about packing. We expect to be in colder, wetter weather once ...
... the way. The trail was all paved and gently rose up then down. People of all ages & types were enjoying this wonderful place that belongs to us all.
We saw a 30 minute movie about how the park was formed over the centuries including how many people dedicated their lives to making these parks accessible to the public over the last 150 years.
It is really amazing how small you feel amongst ...
... As you can imagine this was not my idea of fun, especially when I was sharing with a bunch of 50+ yr. old songwriting hippies!
There was not much we could do on the first night, as we didn’t arrive until gone 5pm so we just had an early dinner and watched a movie. One bonus was we had the kitchen to ourselves as everyone was making use of the onsite café.
The next morning we headed into the park but had to go round a long way as the ...
... towns with saloons etc. Could it get any better ? Well earlier in the season they had a wildfire that destroyed over 400 sq miles of the park, we saw only a bit of the devastation because this place is so vast. A lot of the roads were shut, but not the main route we were using.
Eventually we reached the highest point of the road we were on, 10,000 ft up. Every step of the way, one of ...
... t cooking to help her set up the rain tarp (typical). We managed to set it up over the picnic tables/dinner area, and thankully the worst it did was spit over the course of the night.
After dinner everyone helped clean up, and then we sat round the fire (yes, we made one this time :P) and chilled. It was really nice being under the stars, and being warm, and I almost made it to 10pm before going to bed - now that's a record! Peace out from Yosemite ...