Travel Blogs from Fresno
... the way saying "NO Water, NO jobs". Many of the grape vines, palms, oranges & other trees and plants are turning brown. Without water, we are no longer viable. For those who know what this means...........say a little prayer. Some of you probably noticed the water level at the Hoover Dam. It appeared to be 30-40 ft. low. In Lake Meade that is a LOT of water no longer there.
Tomorrow's post will be from close to SFO.
Today we woke up in mariposa outside Yosemite. We cooked
sausage eggs and oatmeal. We would need it. We then drove into the park. The
main road that runs through the park is closed nov thru may. So we went to the
Yosemite valley. We first drove to bridal veil falls which had a lot of water
running off it since it rained last night and it was warm and had a good deal
of snow melt. Then we drove to the trail to vernal falls. We walked around for
an hour looking ...
... place to put it right in the middle of the car park, not much damage to the car thank goodness. We headed off up to the sequoia park, up and up til we really could nearly touch the sky, magnificent. We were 7335 feet up. We got into a shuttle bus up to one lot of the trees, they are just the most majestic things I have ever seen. We tried to take photos, but they just didn't do the trees justice. ...
Here it is guys:
Late Feb - Late March: Australia
Late March - Early April: Singapore / Kuala Lumpur
Sept: South Korea
... at one point- "this place better be good". It was. Gary stated out loud that he wasn't sure that the beauty of Yosemite was worth the cost to get there. It was.
Turns out, we weren't the only ones that thought that going to Yosemite would be a good idea today. Everybody else in California and neighboring states had the same idea. The place was like Disneyworld, ...