threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 29th, 2010 01:46 pm)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

On our last morning in the park, we stayed in the foothills area and walked down to the river several different places.  The river was still high with snow melt in June.

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Bear safes, to discourage bears from breaking into cars to get the goodies, were ubiquitous in the park.

Full Size 1200×798
And so were these grim little warnings to stay out of the water:

Full Size 900×1354

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 26th, 2010 05:26 pm)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

California Buckeye was still flowering while we were at Sequoia National Park.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 23rd, 2010 06:15 am)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

…and the butterfly

.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 22nd, 2010 05:44 am)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

Scrapes along the top suggest why they blocked traffic through this tunnel.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 19th, 2010 05:27 am)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

We were driving along and I had just said “No bears in that meadow” when I spotted this cinnamon colored American Black Bear.

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

Tharp’s Log is a hollowed sequoia log which was used as a summer home by an early pioneer.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 17th, 2010 11:33 am)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 900×1354

General Sherman is considered the most massive tree on earth, based on the circumference of its trunk.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 14th, 2010 05:27 am)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

Jack saw this vista and took this photo with my camera on the way back from Kings Canyon. I am in the car wearing a hat over my face.

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 6th, 2010 04:39 pm)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 1200×798

We saw this peculiar little plant while waking in Grant Grove at Sequoia National Park

threeringedmoon: (Default)
( Jul. 2nd, 2010 04:39 pm)

Originally published at Five Acres with a View. You can comment here or there.

Full Size 900×1354

Unless one has a point of reference, the size of the giant Sequoia tree  is difficult to grasp.  I can understand why an earlier decade made a practice of showing these trees next to automobiles.

.

Profile

threeringedmoon: (Default)
threeringedmoon

Syndicate

RSS Atom

Most Popular Tags

Powered by Dreamwidth Studios

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags