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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... hot run) which was a fun way of cooling down and spending a little more time in the beautiful Yosemite.
Our final BBQ of the stay was a nice way to relax before the bustle of San Fran tomorrow! We had one of our more interesting dinner conversations with SJ and ER this evening which covered the following topics and more; planes, pollution, fires and trees growth, rock climbing, burglars and death. All great stuff!
Cheers, Jen, Matt, Sarah & Emma
First we went to see the Sequoias at Mariposa grove, unfortunately you can't drive through one anymore but it was still amazing to see how big they were. It was also interesting as it's the same wood our new kitchen doors are made from. We saw a fallen one that was over 200 years old. Throughout the day we saw various animals including Marmots, blue jays, chipmunks and deer which Ruby really enjoyed! Unfortunately ...
... wasting time on disappointing sites. California is experiencing a severe drought this year, and many of the water falls here rely on early snowfall from the spring. This year, there was only 30% of the usual snow fall and so many of the falls are bone dry.
The terrace was a stunning location to sit and enjoy a cold drink, with a backdrop straight out of an Ansell Adams photograph. We then went for a wander around the outskirts of the camp to familiarise ourselves with ...
... as Margaret's daughters were busy and so on.
James TR and his other half Emily (who is a photographer and actor and a really keen walker). Emily is sending us her photos and as well as her camera she carried much more kit than the rest of us and she earned the nickname "Sherpa". James TR had the biggest bag as he had to carry kit and educational stuff to do his "interpretive" campfire talks each evening and also all his ...
... feel like you have stepped back in time. The local folks are friendly and warm. Before heading back to the hotel to check in we stop by the local pub - Willow for a beer. The locals are chilling out, there are jokes being told, little old gents catching up, it's a nice scene.
Our hotel is pretty nice for $60 a night. We dump our bags and I catch a bit of Kardashians before we head out. We take a drive to nearby Sonora. Initially, we wanted ...