Every time I’ve gone over the Golden Gate I’ve wanted to see what was up on this high hills just to the northwest. Well today we went up there. Think the view from the viewing platform just off the 101 is good? Heh.
When people say Oakland is a nightmare, ignore them.
The biggest of these trees are 3000 years old, saplings when David took down Goliath. How big are they? A better question might be, “how small are you?”
Imagine the biggest tree near you. A really big one, like a 200-year-old oak or an especially wide sycamore. Then take a Ken doll or a Barbie doll and put it down next to it. That’s you next to a giant sequoia.
Updated: We’re going to be spending two days in Yosemite later this month as part of our California vacation. I’ve gotten in the habit of checking in on their webcams. Here’s Half Dome this morning.