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Have my flight and place booked for Stockholm, next. I will finally get to see where all these wonderful barbershoppers hail from ;-) So excited to visit Emanuel and Martin in their home country!
After 4 days in Stockholm, I'll head back to France (through Paris) and north to Rouen where I will ...
Later we found ourselves in Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, which claims four of the world's five largest trees. Another guided walk took us to the General Sherman, the world's largest living tree, 275 feet tall, about 103 feet around with its largest branch measuring nearly 7 feet in diameter. Frank told us someone had joked about this 27 story tree among the other giants ...
... to join a long queue! It is automatic so with foot tucked under the seat Rick drove the auto over the Bay Bridge and onto the freeway. The driving is different but not so fast and we made it to Fresno without incident but with the aid of the sat nav! Americans drive sensibly and keep to lanes, use indicators, have regard for pedestrians and are cautious in car parks. We have not seen an accident yet. Road signing is clear and it is difficult to make a mistake ...
... Tonight's effort, the Mount Whitney IPA is a testament to the tallest mountain in the Sierra Nevada and the Sequoia National Park we visited. Floral, malty, citrus they say......heavy, bitter and nasty aftertaste I say. Flowers? Poison Ivy I reckon. Boring label as well. Our journey moves into Mormon country now, with its bizarre liquor laws. Not sure what that means for microbreweries.......soon find ...
... that they were Acorn Woodpeckers who were taking acorns and hiding them in holes in the bark of the trees. Moving from the birds it wasn't long before we encountered a tarantula crossing the road. Of course I had to make sure he got across safely. Apparently they are quite common in Sequoia.
We finally arrived at the Giant Forest which is the showcase of Sequoia. Towering ...
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Good value. Clean room. Not too noisy. Fast wifi. Would stay again.
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