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Travel Blogs from Groveland
... trip hike. The crowd was thick on the way up to Vernal Falls, so there was a lot of stopping and trying to get around people resting or taking photos, but we slowly made our way up to the first set of falls. I was extremely out of breath, and happy to take a rest after some photos. We were only halfway up and my legs were still tired from yesterday, not to mention the 600 steps we had just climbed.
After a short rest, it was onward to Nevada Falls. We ...
... In this case if we’d have researched more, we would have left earlier in the morning (easier said than done with the two kids) and probably just rented bikes to explore Yosemite Valley. We originally planned to go back the next day and try for a better experience, but as we headed back to the campground we realized the drive would be too much for Iris again and we would be better off enjoying our time ...
... and son got a running start while I pressed "record video" on the iPhone, and they dashed in, dunked and ran out. My heroes! But as with the top of the falls, I decided I had to conquer some fears and live it up. So my willing guys, already shivering and wet, did it again so the there of us could go in together. WOW! That was some refreshing water! I felt so alive!
While relaxing (and warming up) at the lake we befriended a family from CA that had two sons they ...
... very impressive.
We camped at a very nice site here in Bakersfield and haven't decided if we will stay for more than one night or not. The campground is in the middle of an orange grove and I will upload a picture in the next blog entry.
Gas prices here in California have dropped to $3.67/US gallon but hasn't seem to affected the price of diesel which is about $4.09/gal....divide that by 3.8 and you'll get the price per litre...you do the ...
... the actual falls as they were missing a vital element.. Water!
Sadly we witnessed the devastation of the recent fires that ravaged the area. 400 square miles were affected, 60 square miles of that being completely burnt to the ground. We rode through this area and it looked like the surface of the moon. Deep sections of ash covered the ground, with everything else gone! A huge contrast to the forest of pine trees a few kilometers ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking