Sun Star Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I changed ready for the meeting and then drove into Los Banos with about two hours to spare, so I got onto the net at McDonalds there and caught up with e-mails etc.
When I got to the hall locality, which I remembered the Garmin GPS mistakenly located as several blocks away last year, I found the new Garmin was just as wrong! Nevertheless, I was there well over half an hour before the meeting and I was surprised to see a bunch ...
... and soon we found that the road was snow covered and starting to feel treacherous. We kept going at a snails pace and eventually we had joined a convoy of other refugees all tiptoeing through the storm. The conditions worsened and cars started sliding off the road and into ditches and into each other. This was no joke as from time to time sliding off the road would actually mean sliding over a precipice into the valley below
... motel. After settling in to our room, we headed over to Pea Soup Andersen's for dinner, the high point if the day. Julie had tuna salad and I had liver & onions, one if their specials of the day. Of course, we hit the gift shop afterwards. The weather was much better today, making the drive much more pleasant than yesterday. It was wet and rainy in the morning, but by about 11:30, it cleared up and it was dry much of the rest of the day. Tomorrow, it's on to ...
... These tubs were clothing required due to their location by the pool. Water temp: 106 degrees. The water had a mild sulfur smell, but it was clear and not overtly intrusive.
Only a mom and her toddler were at the hot tubs so Marion and I selfishly had separate tubs and also filled a tub with cold water for a semi cold plunge.
It was perfect. We soaked for almost the full ...
... However, we walked to the base of Lower Yosemite Falls and were seriously impressed. Even better than our waterfall at home during a summer storm! And take a few steps back and you can see the Upper Yosemite Falls as well.
We also checked out the Happy Isles, where there is another interpretive centre and a couple of islands midstream you can walk to. The sun was shining, a perfect spot to ...