Mariposa Grove

Today before departing Yosemite we took a stroll around the Mariposa Grove, one of 3 areas famed for being the home of the Giant Sequoia within Yosemite. These towering beasts can grow to thousands of years old, and some of the trees here would have been around native Americans roamed the land. The Giant Sequoias … Continue reading Mariposa Grove

Mirror Lake

We went to a lake called Mirror Lake which is in Yosemite National Park. We had to go on a little trek through the forest (about 1.5 miles). When we got there the lake was really beautiful but when I put my foot in the water it was so cold. Then we walked back to … Continue reading Mirror Lake

Yosemite National Park

Wawona Campground is the first site in Yosemite. We booked it months before we came on the trip. Wawona site is really near Mariposa Grove and about a 30 min mountain drive from Yosemite Valley. We are pleased we did book, as Yosemite Valley, is very VERY busy, and even though the campgrounds surrounding the … Continue reading Yosemite National Park

Off Grid!

Picked up the camper from the outskirts of San Francisco and started the drive in to Stanislaus Forest to begin our journey through Yosemite National Park to Sequoia National Park. The forest trip is a week long before heading back to the coast and driving up to San Francisco. The camper is pretty cool. Proper … Continue reading Off Grid!