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California part V - The National Parks

August 9th 2014
Big mountains, big trees and big deserts One of the things we really liked about California was the diversity of places worth visiting. We visited big cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco, we saw the fascinating home of Sarah Winchester and the dramatic coastline of Big Sur and we went to the ghost town Bodie. Now in this final blog entry from California we will write about the m ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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18th October 2014

Happy trails!
I'm so glad you got a good taste of the best of California--our nature is so much better than our cities. I really hope you return, and you don't even need a 4-wheel drive--just your feet and a pack for the best backpacking ever. Yosemite, of course, but also Sequoia/Kings Canyon Parks in the Sierra Nevadas (Snowy Mountains) where you'll be alone with lots of wildlife, mountain ridges and alpine lakes and meadows--perfect for you guys!
18th October 2014

I'd love to go on hikes one day
We'd love to go hiking in Yosemite or the Sierra Nevada some day. We enjoy hiking. Next time we will plan days for hikes already from the start. We didn't this time and that was why we didn't do that. /Ake

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