La Quinta Inn Fresno Yosemite
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Vandaag via Sequoia park naar Fresno Eerst naar Visalia via snelweg Daarna bochtige weg Even stoppen bij visitor center Kort wachten bij wegwerkzaamheden 1e stop bij general Sherman tree Korte wandeling 2e stop bij giant tree Eerst ijsje eten Daarna door naar Fresno Eten naast hotel bij IHOP Nog even kort zwemmen want weer heet
... desert, prairie grassland, farmland, rivers, oceans, dry climate, cool climate....etc. You always want to have your camera ready because at the next turn in the road or over the next hill there may be the most amazing photo opportunity. This has never been more true than the drive to Yosemite. You wonder how stone and trees and water and sky can come together to amaze the eye and capture ones attention but they do. In an instant ...
... of tee shirts, a few postcards and a bookmark. Got to have those souvenirs!
We arrived at Grant Grove, Kings Canyon, where we took an easy walk with Frank telling us about these giant trees, including the General Grant, the Nation's Christmas Tree and a national shrine. We learned that the giant sequoia is Earth's largest living tree by virtue of its volume. They grow only on the west slope of the Sierra ...
... next stop was San Luis Reservoir, a huge expanse of water, apparently MUCH larger during normal rain cycles. We viewed a short film and took advantage of the available restrooms. We found it ironic that the water cooler was empty at one of California's largest reservoirs. John and I agreed the potty break was the main objective of this stop, what he calls a "not-mucher."
... had stopped on the way up to take photos of some that looked wonderful only to find out a little furthur up that they were just babies. They grow to over 3000 years old. They like Australia are really hanging out for rain, or in their case snow for the water. There was a tiny bit of snow around but not anywhere near enough, just enough really to get you cold. Which was lovely. Lunch was a cheese and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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