Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Hiking Hetch Hetchy

Ever since I saw a picture of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir online I wanted to visit it. I didn't realize that it would actually take a few years for that to happen. Not that I haven't been around the neighborhood, so to speak, but more like there wasn't enough time. Hence, when this road trip was being planned, we dedicated a time for a photo walk.

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir supplies water to San Francisco.

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The dam was not the only one that caught my attention and lens. There were plenty to occupy the photo enthusiast.

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It was nearly noon and a week day, understandably there were only a few people around, which I preferred by the way.

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We had to turn back once we reached the tunnel - we had to get closer to the waterfalls some other time - because again time was very limited. We were looking at the long drive back home hoping that we would arrive by 7 pm, so we had no choice but to end our short stay.

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On the walk back, Mr. Congeniality, aka hubby of mine, chanced upon a camper turned fisherman for the day and the two chatted the whole way back to the car.

On the drive back, we stopped for a little bit more of picture taking. It's never enough. The views of Yosemite and the mountains never get old. You always want to see more and photograph again and again.

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In the end we hopped in the car and prepared for a 4-hour long drive. But with views like these, I wouldn't get bored.

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This ends the documentation of my 2014 Memorial Day roadtrip. I know I'm so behind in posting my travels.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Kitties, Kitties, Kitties

I thought all our worlds could use a little bit of fur, a little bit of silliness, and a whole lot of cuteness to begin the last week of January. So I'm sharing cat photos today.

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And the following two live with me. Both are rescue kitties, Emma, the gray and white tuxedo chose me; while Buster the orange ginger chose the husband.

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