The End

Its been a blast, we have all had a most amazing time, and experienced things together that we will be grateful for the rest of our lives. Some mixed emotioned upon return though as can be seen from this family portrait. mixed emotions, no prizes for guessing who has which and to what level looking … Continue reading The End

Big Sur

Carrying on up the california coastline via California 1, first stop Big Sur home of the Giant Redwoods, and many stunning views to entertain the eye. Big Sur Cabin and Campground Camping amongst the trees is a great experience Top of Pfeiffer Big Sur Valley View

Pismo Beach

As we arrive back on the coast we selected an RV park with the full hook up this time, water, electric, waste and of course, the hallowed WiFi!!! Up until we pulled into this RV park we thought our trusty steed was quite large. It was dwarfed as we drove into the shadows of the … Continue reading Pismo Beach

Sequoia National Forest

Potwisha campground for the next 2 days while we try and see the Crystal Caves and General Sherman (the biggest Sequoia and tree on earth). As we enter the National Park we are advised that in order to get up to the 2 attractions noted above, our vehicle should not be any longer than 22 … Continue reading Sequoia National Forest

Mariposa Grove

Today before departing Yosemite we took a stroll around the Mariposa Grove, one of 3 areas famed for being the home of the Giant Sequoia within Yosemite. These towering beasts can grow to thousands of years old, and some of the trees here would have been around native Americans roamed the land. The Giant Sequoias … Continue reading Mariposa Grove

Mirror Lake

We went to a lake called Mirror Lake which is in Yosemite National Park. We had to go on a little trek through the forest (about 1.5 miles). When we got there the lake was really beautiful but when I put my foot in the water it was so cold. Then we walked back to … Continue reading Mirror Lake

Yosemite National Park

Wawona Campground is the first site in Yosemite. We booked it months before we came on the trip. Wawona site is really near Mariposa Grove and about a 30 min mountain drive from Yosemite Valley. We are pleased we did book, as Yosemite Valley, is very VERY busy, and even though the campgrounds surrounding the … Continue reading Yosemite National Park

Off Grid!

Picked up the camper from the outskirts of San Francisco and started the drive in to Stanislaus Forest to begin our journey through Yosemite National Park to Sequoia National Park. The forest trip is a week long before heading back to the coast and driving up to San Francisco. The camper is pretty cool. Proper … Continue reading Off Grid!