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The Tufa at Mono Lake – Amazing

Which Way To Go? At the bottom of the Tioga Pass, on the east end, the road ends at Hwy 395. That means a choice has to be made. When we got there we flipped a coin and decided to head south to June Lake, not knowing anything about it. Something new was waiting: what …

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More from Yosemite with a Roaming Duo

The Second Day – Our unexpected trip to Yosemite continued with an unexpectedly early start the second day. After a very wet night, we got up in the dark, turned on the headlights and packed up all our very wet gear in a light rain. We had to keep it quiet since everyone else was …

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An Unexpected Trip to Yosemite

The Set Up – Yes, this post is about an unexpected trip to Yosemite National Park. However, first things first! We had agreed to do a house sit in Sacramento with one cat – our 50th house sit! The owners informed us that we might never see the cat during our one-week stay. Apparently, we’d …

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Exploring Lava Caves – What a Trip

Time to Hit the Road – After three days under a roof and inside four walls, it was time to get out in it and do some camping. We left our friend’s house in Southern Oregon and drove south into California. We were on Highway 97 (east of the Cascades and Interstate 5) the plan …

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Driving up Paulina Peak

Newberry Nat. Volcanic Mon. – Our visit to the Painted Hills yesterday was as far to the east as we would go in Oregon this year. Now we were headed south towards our first destination for the day: Newberry National Volcanic Monument. We retraced our route through Prineville, Bend and went south on the Hwy 97.

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