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Up relatively early and back to the Buckmeadows Restaurant next door to the hotel for a super breakfast, making it two great meals out of two. Packed up our stuff and then headed into Yosemite National Park - only 15 minutes or so to the entrance into the park, but about an hour until we reached the bottom of Yosemite Valley, where everything is located. This drive is quite spectacular, however it is only a glimpse of what is to come. We were on ...
... They have bear-proof storage units on each site for food, so John put our grill in it after we were done cooking. We were worried that one might smell the beef tenderloin we cooked on it and rip our storage bin open on the RV. That would be an interesting claim on our insurance, but we are hoping that we see some bears.
The campground starting filling up toward evening, but it was mostly tent campers and everyone was very ...
... causing mild whiplash to us both and send our heads perilously close to the windscreen. Fortunately, after a few "sorry"s we managed to make our way out of the steep streets of the city and onto the gleaming Bay Bridge, and out towards our final destination, Yosemite National Park.
Switching the car stereo to all-American radio, we were treated to country music as we navigated and negotiated the highways of California. It was not a particularly scenic drive initially, ...
Long drive from the West Coast travelling North East to Yosemite. We passed through Fresno which is the third largest city in California. This is clearly a vast farming area and 'home' of the Californian raisins (Sunmaid). Also, their other main crops are almonds, pistachios and tomatoes. After a brief stop ...
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Took some imaginative use of clothing to warm up but as you can see on the photos all items were used.
Great food again and some black market wood and we were set up.
James TR did a final round up talk about how everything is more complicated than it seems and attempted a star talk but the smoke in the atmosphere limited our view.
Tom the fire maker made all good and we were snug in our tent.