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Tour without a goal – 26 August 2014

The big tree is nature’s first masterpiece, and, as far as I know, the greatest if all living things. – John Muir amongst the monarchs I spent this day in Sequioa National Park Park experience as much as I could of the park. I took the shuttle up from my campground in the morning and took the last shuttle back – maximized my time best I could. I was alone in the shuttle up and…

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Tour without a goal – 25 August 2014

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.   -John Muir riding with the generals I spent part of the morning exploring what I could in Kings Canyon but alas the titular canyon itself is thirty miles up a road perpendicular to the route. It’d take at least a couple of days to explore by bicycle. But it is not without some regret that I didn’t do it – no less authority…

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Tour without a goal – 24 August 2014

all withered– grasses I walked over going nowhere   -Santoka big hills into big trees Packing up this morning I received a surprise as when I was pulling,stuff out of my Hobo Bag (the handlebar bag) a giant hairy, tan spider charged out. A wolf spider I’m pretty sure, (though perhaps a hobo spider!) it was about the size of a fifty cent piece. I shooed it away and it hung out under the picnic…

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