Mountain View Motel
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... of happily sat there all day. So upset to leave Vegas it's one of the most amazing exciting places on earth but as with everything all good must come to an end :( we loaded the van and hit the freeway to our next destination on Area 51 the town of Rachel and then onto bishop. Driving on here freeway you could see the strip and the stratosphere. I shall defiantly be returning when I am at Disney! Quick grocery shop, me and Joe are tonight's cooks and sticking with ...
... and I took short naps while the kids played games on their tablets. D and A walked to a bakery just down the street and bought us some yummy desserts. Who needs dinner first? D took the kids to a park across the street to burn off a little energy before going to dinner at
The Back Alley Bowl and Grill. (D says that San Jose needs parks like this one!)
Some interesting fun facts for the day:
Miles driven 303
Max elevation 9945ft at Tioga Pass
... food and a quick game. The food was nice but the real fun came in the bowling. I was rubbish! I haven’t played for a few years so I’m blaming it on that. Dinner and bowling complete and time for bed.
We wake in the morning to the most glorious of scenery. When we arrived it was dark so you couldn't see anything but this morning the sun is out and the mountains are in full view for the motel room. It was ...
... marking the start of the "fire danger zone", which had a speed limit of 25 for about 20 minutes to protect firefighters, and a strict no stopping rule. (If you didn't know, three weeks before we arrived in Yosemite, a hunter started an illegal fire which had spread into one of the largest fires ever, covering 400 square miles, and requiring over 2000 fire fighters to try to control it - when we arrived the fire was said to be 80% ...
... day, but it was more varied and spaced out. It was much easier.
We were both in excellent spirits and enjoying the hike. This hike was one of the best day hikes I have ever been on. Along the way, we saw beautiful lakes surrounded by bright green grasses, and meadows that are out of a fairy tale novel. We also saw a lot of wildflowers!
Where we camped was more in a forest area, but where we were hiking to was a granite basin, where it is mainly rock, with beautiful ...