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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... etc. It is amazing how much food grows here. I mention it to the girls but they are unimpressed. It is tough to compete. The sunset is beautiful over the fields and the coastal mountains in the distance.
It is a 4 hour drive back across the valley and over to Monterrey, but Lorraine, the kids, and I all agree it was totally worth it. I have seen some amazing things around the world, and Yosemite might be the most awesome thing I've ever seen. Highly ...
Thursday night - we arrived for our quick stop over in the small town of Lone Pine, California at the Dow Villa Motel. The kids went to sleep, I worked on my blog and Adam was on the phone with Alamo rental car company till 2:00 in the morning. The car was doing something funny when we made sharp turns (or U turns) and we needed to get to Yosemite for Shabbat. We woke up by 7am to call them back so that they can send us a new car. Nothing was working out in that regard. Finally, ...
... holds you had on the entire climb was the crack.
After climbing Puppy Crack several times, we headed down to the nearby Puppy Boulders with our thick bouldering crash pad. We climbed several good boulder problems, and Ben almost sent a problem called Excaliber (V3) (to "send" something means to complete a climb without falling or resting).
We ran into a few other local climbers who gave us good info about the climbing in ...
... then off to the room to change before sitting at the wonderful patio at the Ahwahnee looking at El Capitan rock face and consuming 3 or maybe 4 bottles (who cares?) of Sauvingon blanc and having so many differing chats with different Americans - mountaineers and vacationers alike as they pass through our lives. AND NOW I AM UPTODATE ...
... down below so we decided to steal the hot tub further up the hill, which was a lovely bath temperature but not quite as hot as the water further down. However, after Ben made some alterations to the rocks lining the sides we managed to increase the temperature of the pool while we sat there and woke up and Ben had his morning coffee.
After this we made our way to Yosemite, which was of course beautiful. There was still a small amount ...