The Pines Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Pines Resort Bass Lake
This place is beautiful, everything I imagined of a cabin in the woods! Really want to come back one day :)
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After only 3 hours sleep, we were up and on the coach at 7.30am. Everyone slept on the coach journey and actually the hangovers weren't too bad. We stopped a few times on the way to Bass Lake. We were travelling for 9 hours today and I have swollen ankles and feet again. We arrived at the lake around 5pm, chilled for a bit and then went to the boys …
... again! It was close to dinner time now and time for some decision making. Our campground for the night was just over an hour outside Yosemite's exit, but we wanted to eat in the light and within the park. At Tuolumne Meadows we pulled over with a cracking view out of the window across the meadow itself and got down to making and eating another delicious spag bol. It was the perfect post-swimming meal for our hungry tummies! After a tidy-up we drove on, enjoying the views ...
... entered Yosemite National Park, after paying our $30 fee.
We were really climbing now, with sweeping bends and elevations in excess of 4,000 feet. It really isn't particularly pleasant in the back when swerving from side to side, with occasional views of the steep drop just outside!
After passing through a long tunnel (the longest in the US at the time it was built!), the astonishing Yosemite Valley opened out before us, with the ...
Just started breakfast and the fire alarm went off. Went outside and watched the deer grazing until we were allowed back in. Had a reenactor talk about his life as John Muir and his time with Teddy Roosevelt and the work he did promoting national parks then on to a "tram" , actually a low-set semi trailer with rows of seats on it and no cover so you can look upwards, for a 2.5 hour tour around the valley. After a scotch, soup and sandwich lunch had a nap and then caught ...
... shirt on underneath that revealed that she was the bus driver still she continued waving her fists in the air! Well this left us wondering what to do next as think she might of pulled a gun on us if we passed her. Nick got out and asked a couple of park wardens and they knew her very well and said she was always like this with everybody and we were to wait until she moved off as it was prohibited overtaking a bus. Well it certainly made ...