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Yosemite Valley...a Quiet Sunday

This weekend’s adventure wasn’t so much a hike…as a meander up and down the Merced River in Yosemite Valley. Rick and I love visiting the Valley in the Fall. 408 more words

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The Wonders of Yosemite Valley

“it is by far the grandest of all the special temples of Nature I was ever permitted to enter.” ~ John Muir

Chasing the meandering Merced River deep into Yosemite National Park I found myself glued to the window, eyes wide with wonder at the stunning scenery; hillsides full of bright yellow wild flowers, trees, rocks and hills that reached for the sky, large birds flying overhead and waterfalls full of rushing beauty – these were some of the wonders of Yosemite Valley.

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From Vegas to Yosemite - A breath of fresh air!

Firstly, I’ll be posting my Yosemite ‘Must do’ list shortly, so if you’re pressed for time and can’t fathom reading the full post, stalk the photos and maybe that will be inspiration enough. 1,583 more words


A Change of Pace: Autumn in Yosemite Valley

I tried to hold onto summer as long as could. I tried to deny that summer would ever leave me. But the truth is upon us: summer is gone and autumn is here to stay, for a while. 275 more words

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Twins at sunrise

My flickr contact Stan Yoshinobu posted another wonderful shot taken in Yosemite Valley, this time of (from left to right): Yosemite Falls, The Lost Arrow Spire, and Yosemite Point with two wonderful trees in the foreground and a light snow and ground fog to make it even more atmospheric. 14 more words


Mariposa Grove

Yosemite National Park has a grove in which big trees grow. These trees are called Sequoias and can live up to 3,000 years old. Mariposa grove has Sequoias or Sequoiadendron giganteum and there are some big trees in the grove. 294 more words

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reasons why people get hurt in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a wonderful place to go to get away and enjoy the great outdoors. However, Yosemite Valley can be very dangerous and should be explored with caution. 881 more words

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