Super 8 Motel Lindsay Olive Tree Inn
Travel Blogs from Lindsay
... up to see the fuss. And there it was standing about 20 metres away, a black bear! The pictures from my phone don't really do it justice but it was amazing just watching, and Lois was immediately attached to her camera for the next half an hour. Even more so when one by one, a bear cub would climb down the tree that they were hiding in. The 3 cubs where play fighting, racing up and down trees and hanging out with their mother. Very David Attenborough, but was pretty cool to ...
... park and so we were going down; to turn around meant going up.
As we rounded the next corner, the road sloped downwards for about 100 yards before another bend took the road around the next corner. I dabbed the brakes. Big mistake. The car skidded and I could hear the snow crouching underneath the car. The car started to move toward the drop on the right hand side. I gently eased the wheel into the opposite direction and slowly the car moved over…. ...
... 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.
... to take pictures and drink some water.
We left LA and headed north to our next destination, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. At first the drive was straight and flat, through the San Joaquin valley. We had to slow down once for traffic, backed up because of a small fire on the side of the road. We watched as firefighters battled the grass fire, supplemented by helicopters cascading water from above. As we crept by the scene, it appeared the fire may have ...
... including verandahs, at 42ft wide. They grow so straight and look very majestic with their beautiful reddy coloured trunks.
Very hot day a big steep climb with lots of drink water stops, the walk ended at a log cabin museum, which was beautiful and cool inside. On the way up we came across an old man who was obviously struggling with the walk, we sat with him for a while and he told us that he had already been airlifted out ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking