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Rafting the Tuolumne River Wilderness

Gold Country, California is a way to disconnect from online life in the modern world. I spent two days trying to tweet and make calls on my cellphone in Calaveras County and Tuolumne County northwest of Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Reception was spotty regardless of your cell phone provider. There was…

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Yosemite National Park is 123 and closed for its birthday

My computer homepage is Google.com and today the Google doodle celebrates the 123rd birthday of Yosemite National Park in California. 10/1/2013 Google doodle celebrates 123rd birthday of Yosemite National Park. Yosemite National Park was the fourth national park established in the United States of America after Yellowstone (1872), Mackinac National Park 1875 (decommissioned in 1895…

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Yosemite Valley Waterfalls

Yosemite Valley is a lush garden space of meadows, woods and the Merced River flowing between high, massive granite cliffs like Cathedral Rocks, El Capitan and Half Dome. Tunnel View parking lot is one of the most popular photography spots for views of Yosemite Valley. Turkey vulture welcomed me to Yosemite Valley after hours in…

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Yosemite Valley

One of the world’s iconic views is the Yosemite Valley Tunnel View named for the vista when emerging from the tunnel on Wawona Road (Highway 41) that brings visitors into Yosemite Valley. Getting to this Tunnel View vista point takes some mountain driving when approaching from Wawona Road/Highway 41. The drive from Wawona Hotel takes…

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