Travel Blogs from Merced
Making our way back up north towards Yosemite National Park! Long drive from Vegas with no real excitement... Until Lauren bought some cashew nuts and opened them a little too forcefully! Lets just say there are now cashew nuts EVERYWHERE in our car! This also bought on a 10 minute hysterical laughing ...
... I'm so glad we did go on the road though because we saw a bear! A cuddly looking brown bear. So cute, but I felt bad for the poor thing, because the pedestrians were clambering to get pictures. After we drove through the park, we headed towards the Mariposa Grove. This grove houses the giant sequoias, which are neat, but you have to walk to see anything. We were able to follow behind the open-air tram as they ...
... my iPad, set myself up next to the pool, and swam and floated while the third session was going on (Humor Me). It was very good and very informative, but mostly it was fun to participate from the pool. After that, I read some and swam some and basically didn't do anything. It was lovely, especially since the free day gave grandpa a chance to get his legs up and relax. So basically, we did nothing. We watched the waterfalls, soaked up the sun, and had a lovely nothing ...
... we realized we were still a mile away from the camp ground. We walked 20 minutes, then started to freak out... We're we going the right way??? We finally arrived at our campground only to get lost and wonder around Another half hour!
At 2am we hugged , and collapsed into our tents and passed out. Thus completing the first 25ish miles of the Jmt that we wouldnt have otherwise vern able to do. John muir would be proud... Maybe
Song of the day
Long nights- Eddie ...
... all people(abstract, but true). The tailor, who had never heard this theory before, accepted it. I remember someone saying something along the lines of "we're just brothers in different colors" and that day I realized I could never be that far away from home.
And America looks a lot different from the outside-in. I think as a people we should realize that. We ARE American. We can't really change that, and even more-so now than ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility