The Western States Inn
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... a few
books, got a little more sun on my fair skin and rested. The pool and
spa made this such a nice place to stay and going back to air
conditioning in the RV was well worth staying here for $15 a night.
I also have to mention, we have met
lovely lovely people while traveling so far. Whenever we stop to have
a real conversation, people are friendly and interested/interesting.
I think ...
We wanted to see more of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks today (and I think secretly we were all hoping to run into another black bear!) so we decided to head to the north entrance to the parks and make our way down! However no one informed us that getting to the north entrance would be a thousand times windier and slower than getting to the south entrance (although maybe we should have guessed something was different as we barely saw any cars on our ...
... even when you're stood so close to it and especially as it is surrounded by other huge Sequoias and other trees! It was very busy around the General Sherman (that's its name haha) so we decided to find somewhere a bit quieter to have a walk around! We saw sign posts for the Meadow which sounded nice so we grabbed the car and drove round, passing through the tree which you can drive through! We ...
... separated and sent to Los Alamos in early 1945. B reactor plutonium was used in the Trinity test and the bomb dropped on Nagasaki Japan. It was the first of 9 reactors at the Hanford site. It was permanently shut down in February of 1968. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in August of 2008. After considerable clean-up work it was opened as a museum.
When we arrived there was ...
... Forest is the world’s largest living tree. The tree is estimated to be 2,200 years old; stands at 275 feet tall; trunk weighs an estimated 1,385 tons; circumference at the ground is nearly 103 feet. Its largest branch is almost seven feet in diameter. Every year the General Sherman grows enough new wood to make a 60 foot tall tree of usual proportions.
Most of ...
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