Monthly Archives: June 2010

Day 3 – Brakes in the Desert & the Grand Canyon

Made it this morning from Needles to Kingman in good time and got to (name withheld) brake shop just in time to wait for an hour for them to take a look. The mechanic had two speeds – and neither … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Lee Vining to Needles

Today’s route took me from Lee Vining to Needle – 419 miles. A pretty good bit of driving IMHO. Not too bad, considering I spent about an hour in Mammoth and 3 hours visiting Mt. Whitney Portal. !st, coffee (a … Continue reading

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Day 1- Tourists, Mosquitoes, and Brakes…Oh My!

I fell in love with Yosemite the first time I saw that magnificent view as you emerge from the tunnel overlooking the valley. Half Dome, El Capitan, all those iconic granite monoliths displayed in a breathtaking panorama. It’s really impossible … Continue reading

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D-Day: O’Dark-thirty

Up early and the car is packed – to the brim 😦 First stop – Yosemite! I hope to time the light just right for the overlook. Photos to come!

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T-minus 4 Days

“The Route” I’m really not sure sure where or when the idea of turning my cross-country drive into a road trip and blog happened – it just sorta clicked into place as I was considering the route I would take, … Continue reading

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