Joshua Tree National Park – a day spent in between two deserts

Joshua Tree National Park is such a pleasant one. It not only has stunning views, but a kinda funky and whimsical feel! The Mojave and the Colorado desert meet in Joshua Tree National Park, creating a very special place with two different types of ecosystems – the variety of fauna and flora is fascinating in this park! Continue reading “Joshua Tree National Park – a day spent in between two deserts”

California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part II

Here’s Part II of our week in California in which we visited 5 National Parks. You can find the itinerary of the first part of our trip here!

Day 4 – Yosemite National Park – Yosemite Valley

Highlights: Mirror Lake, Columbia Rock, Three Brothers, El Capitan, Valley View, Bridalveil Falls, Cathedral Rocks, Tunnel View, Glacier Point, Mariposa Grove

Our second day in Yosemite was not as good of an experience because of the heavy smoke created by the fire in the nearby area. Mirror Lake was in our itinerary for the day so we took the shuttle to the trailhead anyway. Continue reading “California: Five National Parks in one epic week – Part II”