Yosemite Landscapes

The rugged granitic mountains surrounding the Yosemite Valley are breathtaking.

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What remains of Yosemite falls after three years of drought

What remains of Yosemite falls after three years of drought

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El Capitan!

El Capitan!

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Tunnel View is one of the best views in Yosemite

Tunnel View is one of the best views in Yosemite

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3 thoughts on “Yosemite Landscapes

  1. That is certainly a beautiful place. The photo of the place where the falls should be is both incredible and sad. Texas had several years of drought when we lost so many trees and crops were ruined. This year we have had . . . adequate rain fall, nothing spectacular but enough. There are still places in the state that are in exceptional drought but our area is not at the moment. Once you’ve experienced drought on that level, even when it rains, drought is always in the back of your mind. I’m sure it will be that way with those places in California. The third photo from the end, showing the great swathes of curved stone reminds me of medieval cathedrals, all curves of stone and grace. You are lucky to have so much time to spend in such a lovely place! And we are lucky that you share!

    • Yeah, I lived in a desert for a while, and I worked on a desert island, so I have a pretty good concept of the importance of water. Here, we’re having rainfall well above average, but one doesn’t forget drought.

      Haha, I know it looks like I spent forever there, but I really only spent 1.5 days in Yosemite!

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