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... green alien he purchased from Rowell and we all signed it and I also signed down the side of the sign. After a few pictures we hit the road again. Area 51 is incredibly big, very deserted and hardly anything in it. We didn't actually see the sight as it's tucked away near the mountains and for legal and governmental reasons you cannot actually go near it. All the alien conspiracy is considered ******** in my eyes I think it's a military base to test weapons and ...
... We then continued our journey over the mountain range and saw a whole range of landscapes, from lush green forest through to sparse rocky mountain tops that looked like something you'd seen on Mars!!! Finally we arrived at Bishop, but before checking in to our Holiday Inn, we went to a typical American non-chain BBQ restaurant. Although it was order at the counter ...
... it is just so dull driving in straight lines. We head towards Bakersfield and then up to Fresno before we even get near Yosemite. 400 miles later and we enter the park which by this time was starting to get dark. Its really difficult driving in mountain roads in the pitch black so we crawl along the never ending bendy roads for what seems like eternity until we come across the Red Rooster Lodge where we will be staying the night.
... a detour of about an hour each way to see the famous giant sequoia (Redwood) trees, one of which (the Grizzly Giant) was estimated at 1,800 years old, and was taller than a Boeing 747 airplane stood on its nose (around as tall a 19-storey building). We then drove back to Curry Village where we were staying overnight. Mum and dad had an expensive room in a small building, whilst Will and I stayed in a "tent" which was like a Yurt, ...
... flowing to contrast the white and light gray granite.
We were completely surrounded by granite mountains that looked carved. It felt like we had entered a different world. I was so blown away. All I could say was "Wow" over and over.
Then we finally made it to the end destination: Hungry Packer Lake. Wow!!! There were some people there, but they were in another area and were being quiet. Dad and I ate lunch there. I took several pictures, and even set up my ...
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