From Mammoth to Las Vegas a full days driving ahead stopping off at local towns (albeit maybe one store and 2 huts lol) through the breathtaking views of Death Valley...although seems like we are driving forever on one long road (only passing another vehicle every so often) this drive really is spectacular! Temp reaching 118*....
O'Toole's Trek USA
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Today in Mammoth lakes we took Great hike to Devils Post Pile and Rainbow Falls. Both once again evidence of Mother Nature. The wonderful falls are a welcome area for picnics and cooling dip! Especially after a long hike in the warm weather. A beautiful waterfall within breathtaking surroundings. Devils post pile is to simply put it....'wow' a great monument made of ancient lava, that really does resemble a pile of post! This area of Mammoth lakes is lovely area...
Glacier Point...still in Yosemite but a good hours drive, feel on top of the world here. Views spectacular overlooking Yosemite Valley & Half Dome.....Next stop Mammoth Lakes....driving through mega thunder storms⚡️☔️⚡️☔️
Wow! What an amazing place. Mother Nature has surpassed my expectations of this park. After a great nights sleep at the Yosemite View Lodge we are up and out for 7.45am for our family hike in the glorious fresh air within these awesome surroundings, the smell of pine is wonderful and as for the amazing waterfalls, I thought Niagara was amazing but wow! We opted for the Vernal and Nevada falls trail including the mist trail. A tough hike to the top of these beauti...
Best laid plans.....no matter how much planning I did sometimes things change beyond wishes set. One dream was to visit Carmel, but after a 4 yes 4hr car hire wait this destination is to be missed!