Yosemite Saga-Part 2

Picture 008It’s time for Part 2 in the Yosemite Saga!  Yea!  I love looking back at all my pictures of our time in this stunning, magnificent, spectacular park!  (Sorry for all the adjectives…but this park deserves ALL of them and more)  If you missed Part 1, click to go back and see my favorite waterfall!  I dream about that waterfall (and then I wet my bed…just kidding.  But if you did dream about it, there’s so much water involved, you might…so think of it while you’re awake!)

Ok!  Now down to business.  Yosemite Valley is where Half Dome and El Capitan are.  There’s a huge parking lot there where you park and then take shuttles to all the hikes and different waterfalls in the area (there are LOTS).  This valley is drop dead gorgeous…open meadows, stunning granite mountains surrounding you, and the Merced River.  I loved driving out of the valley and along that roaring river!  Amazing!   Continue reading

Yosemite-Part 1

Picture 078Thought I’d do some exploring today.  Yosemite is probably one of the prettiest places on Earth.  All these pictures are mine (and I’m a poor photographer with a so-so camera…yet look how pretty they all still look!) That means it’s as stunning as it looks in post cards (even better!).

My family visited here in 2005.  That June the park had record water so the rivers and creeks were overflowing and raging mightily!  Yes, it was completely AWESOME!  Even the park rangers were taking pictures because they’d never seen so many waterfalls in all their time working there.  On my camcorder, you can hear this ROAR in the background…it’s the creek.  Impressive! Continue reading