Super 8 Motel Lindsay Olive Tree Inn
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... what a difference being 1km higher up can make!!
Like something out of an Indiana Jones movie, hidden high in the mountains are indeed the giant Sequoia trees. Almost too big to perceive without seeing them, these mammoths of the tree world can weigh up to 2,000 tonnes, which is equivalent to almost 17 blue whales, the largest animal ever to have existed on Earth.
The park contains some ...
... And in the Giant Forest one can now walk quietly and marvel at these amazing trees, including the General Sherman Tree, supposedly the largest tree on earth.
There is, of course, a canyon in Kings Canyon National Park, and the road through it begins at the top and goes down to the river. Notice how different these mountains look from the granite of Yosemite.
... night's campsite we relocated from camp#14 to across the street to campsite #16, we were off to Yosemite. First stop was the shuttle bus to the Mariposa Grove where we had our first glimpse of the giant Sequoia trees. The Tunnel Tree and Grizzly Bear were the highlights of the grove. After another great picnic site we headed to Glacier Point. The Yosemite Valley offered views of Half Dome, Nevada and Vernal Falls. This was ...
After an amazing long, winding, uphill drive we finally made it into the cool of Sequoia National Park. We hadn't booked a campsite ahead of our visit and the campsite was showing full as we pulled up, luck was on our side and we were able to get on a site, luckily they keep a few sites free for pull in visitors.
Lovely campsite, big visitors centre with lots of information on the park and it's huge trees and of the many ...
... pretty dang big! It was awe-inspiring to be surrounded by these giants! There were a bunch of trails around that area & I took one, not knowing where it lead. As my Dad says, "All roads lead to somewhere." Along this trail, I met people from Georgia (a Boy Scout group!) & North Carolina (they were taking my picture for me.) There were more deer & a small creek. One of the trees on this trail was fallen & smoothed down & it was like a big slide. Seriously, ...
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