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... for the next 100 years the trees were protected at all costs from fire. Through research and experience they realized their intentions though good, kept the trees from their natural reproduction cycle. The fire clears away the competing firs and cedars and exposes bare mineral soil for the tiny seedlings to take root.
What an amazing day! There is nothing on this earth that rivals the majesty revealed in and around the mountains!
"When I entered this sublime wilderness the day was nearly done. The trees with rosy, glowing countenances seemed to be hushed and thoughtful, as if waiting in conscious religious dependence on the sun, and one walked softly and awestricken among them."
-John Muir, writing of Giant Forest, which he explored and named
It was an early breakfast with Dan and Judy from Maryland. Breakfast was not that great ...
... The server advised fish tacos and they were excelente! I ordered an apricot margarita and John had a Dos Equis. The food and drinks were muy delicioso and the company was agradable (pleasant).
After lunch we checked out the gardens in back, for ...
... be 2,200 years old and its largest branch is almost 7 feet in diameter. Absolutely amazing, we felt so small and insignificant among these giants of the forest. We climbed almost 400 concrete steps, straight upward to reach the top of Moro Rock and arrived at the top to an awe inspiring view- BREATHTAKING!!!! WOW! Both Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks are a must for your travel list!
What shall we do next?????..............................
... The Express service has reserved leather seats and the buses have always been clean. Also the express route was 1 hour shorter than the regular routes, due to the reduced number of stops. The wifi is also great, better than Amtrak in my opinion. For short trips I will continue to consider Greyhound express service. Until next time, safe ...
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