Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

You can read part one of our trip up half dome here. The two trails up Half Dome split at the top of Vernal Falls. The Mist trail takes a short detour to the top of Nevada Falls (adding a little distance on to the journey), whereas the John Muir trail is a more direct … Continue reading Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Half dome is not for those who are only half prepared. We prepped *a lot* and we only made it to the subdome. Only is a funny word though. For me, only reaching the subdome isn't a failed attempt. What some would call failed, I call successful (and arguably one of my biggest achievements). Half … Continue reading Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Sleeping in the Car: What Adventures Are Made Of

We never arrive at our camping destinations in the daytime. It's become a standing joke now, but sometimes it's not that funny! We were planning to stay at Sweetwater camping ground in California before a longer stay in Wawona, Yosemite. Looking at the sat nav, our drive was estimated at about 6 hours, however we … Continue reading Sleeping in the Car: What Adventures Are Made Of