Tagged with John Muir

Rocky Mountain National Park – Day 2

Rocky Mountain National Park – Day 2

Westward Wanderlust Day 23 Fawn Valley Inn, Estes Park, CO  August 1, 2012  And before we knew it, it had finally arrived, the last day of our Summer 2012 Westward Wanderlust.  We woke with a bittersweet excitement.  We were looking forward to another day in the Rockies, yet were slowly coming to terms with the … Continue reading

Kings Canyon to Sequoia to Death Valley

Kings Canyon to Sequoia to Death Valley

Westward Wanderlust Day 18 Azalea Campground, Kings Canyon National Park, CA July 27th, 2012 We woke among brambling manzanitas, pleasantly shaded by towering pines. We had slept on a slight incline, and had positioned our tent in such a way that tall sugar pines shaded us from most of the morning sun, and our tent … Continue reading

Lassen Volcanic to Yosemite

Lassen Volcanic to Yosemite

Westward Wanderlust Day 16 Rest stop somewhere near Whiskeytown, CA July 25th, 2012 The crow of concealed rooster woke us at dawn. The rest stop we spent the night in was nothing more than a small asphalt island, marooned between the sheer walls of red and brown rock. Hwy 299 appeared to the west, drew … Continue reading