The Pines Resort
Travel Blogs from Bass Lake
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 …
... first and then up again along all those hairpin bends around mountains sides with a drop off to take your breath away.
Roaring River Falls - the walk in so peaceful and sunny with no wind, just the rushing of the water to break the silence. Trout fishers along the river. Backtracked to Fresco (still very hot here) and then ...
We got off to a solid start. Our destination for day 1 was campground in Tuolomne Meadows in Yosemite National Park. To make a short story short... we made it. Not much to tell you about today. For those who know the trip to Yosemite from SF, you know it's a long slog out of the Bay Area and across the central valley before you get to the foothills and eventually the Sierra. It's particularly long on a motorcycle getting buffeted by the wind. We made ...
... time and you guarantee your spot. Alcatraz was fascinating - not as spinechilling as I thought (too many people) but still a bleak place that wouldn't be pleasant to spend time at for the wrong reason! I was surprised that the families of the prison officers lived on the island as well including children.
After Alcatraz it was about 3pm and we hadn't had lunch so we went to Hard Rock Cafe and then walked back to Lombard St (the crookedest street in the world) to ...
... THE ****. We manage to get a bus from the station around 11am. A really nice lady at the station was telling us about this 'Bug Hostel' that's right outside the Yosemite Park.
"They have a Spa, and really good food."
I was sold :)
Yosemite Bug Hostel... We go'wna Die!
Once at the BUG. Me and Moses are pooped. They had plenty of room, because all the people that have brains, have buggered off to ...
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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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