If you aren't hiking, it's hard to see much of Kings Canyon National Park. The large area set aside for this natural wonder in eastern California abuts Sequoia National Park, where Masayo and I saw the largest living thing on Earth yesterday, but has quite a different feel. Kings Canyon is a huge wilderness with almost no roads. And as we are confined to the car due to the difficulties experienced in Utah we could only see a bit of Kings Canyon.
Even so, I'm very glad we ventured forth anyway.... [read more]
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