Five Barefeet

We loved the giant sequoias at Mariposa Grove in Yosemite, but the giant redwoods with fern undergrowth, less crowds, and cool forest floor were more our speed. If you can see...

We arrived early at the southern part of Yosemite (Wawona area) in order to get a parking spot (we heard the lots filled up early.) We parked in an almost full...

Day one in Yosemite National Park consisted of driving through the rock arch, driving through the valley, hiking Mirror Lake, and seeing Half Dome. Honestly, our family was not impressed with...

Angel’s Window is a natural arch. You can see the Colorado River through the window which is 6 miles away and 5,000 feet below. You can see part of the window...

Cliff Springs Trail is a 1 mile hike. The park guide said it would take 1 hour approximately for the round-trip hike. It started off meandering down a forested ravine and...

This is the view from our balcony: A few of the deer outside our balcony as seen from the park bench. During the day this section was covered with visitors taking...

Here’s the video for the earlier post about the Balcony House tour at Mesa Verde. I’m deathly afraid of heights so my family did not think I would go through with...