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Tuolumne Meadows

Another gem in Yosemite is the Tuolumne Meadows and the Tioga Pass Area.


Not oft visited by the populace jostling for space in the crowded valley, the Tuolumne Meadows is a haven during the summer time where the wide open space of lush green meadows and the gentle Tuolumne river meandering through can provide for many a calming moment.


And the somewhat frequent afternoon thunderstorms set stage for some wonderful sunsets in the meadow.


Here is one such example - taken from near the Tuolumne Meadows Campground looking at a reflection of Lembert dome on a calm section of the river during a beautiful sunset.


It was bliss.

Inspite of the hundreds of mosquitoes haranguing me.

Inspite of my aching calves after having done a 14.5 mile hike to Clouds Rest

Inspite of the cold and dry weather which I was not exactly prepared for....


Oh, how I wish I could go back there.


Yosemite National Park


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Taken on July 12, 2008