Read Part One here. In the morning we drove up to Tenaya Lake which looks absolutely perfect. I know, I keep saying that the waters in Yosemite are incredibly clear, I’m only use to the murky lakes of the Staffordshire Moorlands so absolutely clear glacier water is something of a novelty. We carried on driving…… Continue reading Yosemite Part Two.
We went through the Arch Rock entrance on the north side which as the name suggests; means you have to go under what seems like an enchanted gate to get into the park itself. After a short drive, the colossal monolith El Capitan came into view! El Capitan is an incredible landmark- it’s the largest sheer…… Continue reading Yosemite Part One.
We drove down out of Sequoia for some time, as we were driving magnificent views would unfold before us through the winding roads and mountains. The mountains started to get a little scary, you felt like you had to breath in just to fit on the road. We followed a crystal clear stream down the…… Continue reading Kings Canyon
Last time we visited Vasquez we arrived at twilight, it looked beautiful but you still couldn’t see much so this year we decided to go in the morning. I actually got to climb it this time! The views from the top were outstanding. Vasquez Rocks has been the backdrop for many films and TV series…… Continue reading Vasquez Rocks
Read Part Two here. We woke up from our very rustic beds at the John Muir Lodge and went on a hike to the General Grant tree. It took around 20 minuets to get to the trail from the camp ground and hotel. The trial seemed like something out of a children’s fairy tale book,…… Continue reading Sequoia National Park Part Three.
Read Part One here. The trail to General Sherman is impressive in itself, you just keep going up and up whilst the views get better and better. You have to walk for about 10 minuets from the parking lot to see General Sherman down a steep trail and slowly it starts to appear in all…… Continue reading Sequoia National Park Part Two.
Before we went to Sequoia we spent the night in Three Rivers and ate in a great little place called Bienvenidos, a Mexican restaurant with one of the most entertaining waiters we’ve ever had called David. After a night of good food, comedy and impressions we went to bed and prepared for the adventure of…… Continue reading Sequoia National Park Part One.