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Antique shopping on the way to Yosemite.

We had a lunch break at "Heart Rock" in Sonora.

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PICT0321.jpg (36984 bytes) Lots of trees were blooming!
There were also antiques in Jamestown. PICT0325.jpg (19386 bytes)
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Our room at Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal was on the Merced River.  It was quit loud if the patio door was open!

The room had a large Jacuzzi tub, dual walk-in shower, fireplace and a small kitchen!

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Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite National Park.

IMG_7373.jpg (18497 bytes) Yosemite Valley from the tunnel entrance.

 (View in 3D)

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IMG_7405.jpg (14338 bytes) Half Dome from the Merced River.
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IMG_7413.jpg (24073 bytes) Church in Yosemite Valley
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PICT0340.jpg (22274 bytes) Lower Yosemite Falls "up close".
Upper, middle and lower Yosemite Falls.

(Click here to see and hear falls)

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We finished the day with a wonderful meal at the Mountain Room Restaurant at Yosemite Lodge.  Note the Yosemite Falls through the window.   It was a GREAT day.

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The fog rising the next morning as we left for Merced on the way to Los Altos (to see Matthew and family).

There were more antique shops to see on the way through Mariposa.

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A very cute shop. PICT0360.jpg (33120 bytes)