Drive to Yosemite

Trip Start May 21, 2012
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Trip End Jul 11, 2012


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, California,
Thursday, June 14, 2012

This morning we woke up, ate breakfast, packed , and organized everything. Since we came out of the back country in the North Cascades, we had not put everything in their correct position. Once we reattached the bubble, packed the car, and checked out of the hotel, we drove across town to the coot tower. It's another observation tower that looks over the bat towards the bay bridge. We didn't go up in the tower, we just looked around the bottom edge of it. After that, we drove to the twin peaks to see the city during the daytime. After that we drove out of San Francisco on the bay bridge. It's just as massive as the golden gate bridge and on top of that it had two decks. On our drive out, we drove by the giants stadium and the piers going along the bay. We also drove by an original clock/building that survived the great fire. On our way to Yosemite, we stopped to eat and get gas. That was about it. When we got to the park, we drove up to Hetch Hetchy and looked at the dam. The dam supplies San Francisco with 20-30 percent of its water and its all gravity fed from about 150 miles away! We arrived at our campsite a little later and set up camp. There's about 80 campsites and everyone of them seems full. We set up, cooked dinner, and went to bed. I'm excited to start sleeping in the tent again, I just wish people would respect the quiet hours...
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