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Day 12: Farewell to Sequoia…

… with snow??!?

When I returned from the “Internet cafe” (actually sitting in my car outside the registration area, where the wifi access is) last night, it was fairly cloudy. When I went out to brush my teeth, it was perfectly clear. Later during the might, I heard some thunder, and I woke up to what I thought was light rain. But it turned out to be this:

Overnight snow on my cabin and car

Overnight snow on my cabin and car

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Day 11: SeKi in one day

The helpful ranger at the visitor centre suggested that driving to the end of the road down Kings Canyon would take 2 hours return, while the return trip to the end of Sequoia National Park would be 4 hours. Of course, if I wanted to stop at any of the dozen or so highlights then it would take much longer.

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Day 10: Yosemite to SeKi

View from Glacier Point

View from Glacier Point

As with previous trips to Yosemite, I always find it hard to leave. Have I bought enough tshirts and Ansel Adams books? Do I need another photo from Valley View or Tunnel View? I managed to tear myself away eventually, having taken the detour to Glacier Point first for the overall view of Tenaya Canyon, Half Dome, and Vernal and Nevada Falls.

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