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Zaterdag: Vanmorgen niet zo heel vroeg weg dus het was even lekker rustig aan met opstaan. Begonnen in het Sequoia national park, het park met de grote bomen. Hier weer op een aantal plekken gestopt voor mooie uitzichten en met de auto onder een omgevallen boom door gereden. Al vrij in het begin werden we geattendeerd op een zwarte beer die een …
... Now I am feeling worried about the bearings though. Ok...we ARR going to Glacier Point...if Roadside Assistance has to come up here..I. Bet they'll be bummed. We are in Wawona Campground now. The sign said: "FULL" but, they can't fool us! We saw at least 3 or 4 empty spots and one of them is now ours. This will make 2 free nights in a row!! Yay...because money is going fast. We just gave our leftover soup to 4 college kids next door and when I saw how hungry they were ...
Shortly after we arrive at our next stop, a chateau in Oakhurst and as we approach it does not disappoint - I press on a bell and grand gates swing open. We are greeted by two staff who whisk away our RR and cases whilst we are given a tour of the Chateau. What a fantastic place and an equally fab suite with a garden terrace, pond and little spots to romantically sip our Earl Gray tea (obviously these bits are outside the room not inside). We have a huge four-poster bed ...
... Park and Kings Canyon. As we started into Sequoia, a big black bear
was crossing the road in front of us but he didn’t want to stop long enough for
a photo. Bruce saw another bear near the
information center but didn’t have a camera.
The Sequoia trees are huge and
most of them are fenced off so you can’t get too close to them. Driving ...
... was a bit slow. Marie ordered soft drink and I a margarita. The waitress, a lovely girl called 'Jewel', forgot Marie's straw and even reminded forgot again. I gave her the one from my drink and enjoyed the salt from the rim. Marie had shrimp enchelada and I had chicken fajita. Both were really good both came with rice and beans and a green salad. Healthy.
Back to the motel to try to get an early night for a 6.30 wake up tomorrow.