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... terrace, with sweeping views of the surrounding landmarks. We met two Americans, who live around 2 hours away and often come to the valley to hike. They informed us about the highlights of the area and gave us a sense of what we needed to see. They also let us know that some of the usual hotspots of the park (Yosemite Falls, Mirror Lake, to name just two) were completely dry and not worth the hike out to. This was a stroke of luck as now it enables us to visit the stunning ...
... and very informative. Got up to Valley View and had all the peaks confirmed to us. Then mooched around the village going to the Ansell Adams gallery where we bought an etching of a juniper tree.
Camera saga continues- no parcel at post office and Best Western never got a tracking number- courier took all paperwork. Speaking to manager.
We went up to have a look at The Awahne Hotel and negotiated a date night with Ruth and James. All ...
... to the valley took us through some real backwater towns and round the houses but the huge benefit was we saw a bear! Proper in the wild - well at the side of the road. Tom, Mr Radiology Eyes, spotted the bear coming onto an adjacent road and running into a ditch. The bear then came out from another area and ran across the road behind us and we got our photo. Felt like a cheat but great to ...
... a year in Yosemite, hence all the charred wood. Maybe it would be a good place to sell lottery tickets?
I am writing this from SanFrancisco where we fly from tomorrow to Toronto, then Niagara then the cottage in Minden where I am guessing it is cooler out than our hot tub at 104. We are both tired, happy and longing for a night in our home beds.
Thanks to Supertramp for the idea, although now I can't get that song out of my ...
... and still v cold but very refreshing. Hot showers and flushing toilets helped too.
Tom rom had grown quite a lot of beard on the trip and shaved off most leaving a rather natty moustache. Judge for yourself but Tom saw the photos and took the moustache off pronto.
We snuggled down in our clean sheets- put away our sleeping bag liners- and had a great nights sleep with our stove stoked up - toasty.