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For months I have been running around excited that my sister-in-heart and her hubby were flying out to sunny SoCal for a visit. And then suddenly, they were here! After a few days of walking to the beach, hitting up a baseball game in San Diego (Red Sox lost but I did get to see Big Papi on the field), and convincing my carnivore bro-in-heart to eat some vegan goodies at Gratitude Cafe, we were off to our big adventure...YOSEMITE!
Trying to write this post was an enormous task. Should I share my reflections? Give you the ins and outs of each trail? A detailed account of every pinnacle moment? After looking through the pictures I had taken I realized that, in the words of one of my former students, "I can't even". Meaning I can't even begin to describe the majesty and magic of the park, so I won't even try in this post. Instead my peeps, you are getting the bare bones of my thoughts, and I'm going to let the pictures be the focus. (I did spend some time at the end of the post for tips and suggestions based on our experience. So if you are planning a trip to Yosemite, don't forget to read to the end.) Perhaps later I can process and reflect, but for now, enjoy the views...
Day 1: Loop de loop on Granite Point Road
While my in-laws were off on their own adventure for the day, the SigO and I decided to try some easy hikes as a warmup. Feeling pretty bold we picked our first hike of the day: Sentinel Dome.
The day before the SigO and I set off on our first hiking adventure in Yosemite, we dropped off his sister and her husband at Half Dome Village base camp so they get could an early start on climbing HALF DOME! (Those crazy kids!) I am thrilled for their accomplishments. My sis-in-heart got to the base of the cables, and my bro-in-heart got to the tippy top of the dome. Awesome work you two! Much love!
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