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Day Eleven - Twenty

Las Vegas, Death Valley, Highway One, Yosemite and San Francisco


After all the parks it was time for a change of pace. Where last time we only spent a single evening in Las Vegas, we now had slightly longer to explore the city.

Lyxor in Las Vegas
Shot on an old phone, hence the lack of quality.

We booked a room in the Luxor Hotel, shaped like a pyramid, which makes for an interesting interior.

View from Luxor in Las Vegas
Shot on an old phone, hence the lack of quality.

The room was great and the hotel a nice base to explore the city morem, which we did without camera's.

Cesars Palace Las Vegas
Shot on an old phone, hence the lack of quality.
Death Valley Nat. Park sign

Death Valley

After Las Vegas we went on to Death Valley. Where the heat was exceptional. 110F is almost 44 degrees Celsius.

Photo of car radio showing heat of 110F
Shot on an old phone, hence the lack of quality.
Death Valley Nat. Park
Death Valley Nat. Park Death Valley Nat. Park
To the bottom of Death Valley Nat. Park Bottom of Death Valley Nat. Park

Las Vegas, Death Valley and Yosemite

Where last time we went down to the Mexican border, this time we headed to the coast, slightly above Los Angeles where we rode ATV's through the dunes.

We then made our way up the coast on Highway One, before heading inlands to Yosemite National Park.

From Yosemite we headed back to the coast above San Francisco, where we would eventually end up.

Denver Yosemite Nat. Park San Francisco Las Vegas Los Angeles
Birds on Highway One

Highway One

Highway one was beautiful, we stopped often to enjoy the views from the road.

Highway One views Highway One views
Highway One panorama
View of beach on Highway One View of beach on Highway One
Bird on Highway One

Yosemite National Park

From Highway One we made our way inland to Yosemite National Park. We didn't get to explore the park much as it was already getting late. We did climb up to the waterfall, which was very nice!.

View of California landscape View of lake in California
Panorama of waterfall at Yosemite Nat. Park

San Francisco

The last few days were spent in San Francisco, exploring Alcatraz and doing all the touristy things.

Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco