On Sunday Swoop and I visited another Yosemite landmark, this one famed for the environmental battle that John Muir lost -- some say the defeat killed the great visionary of the national parks. Yes, that is Hetch Hetchy Dam.
When I'm not riding Swoop, I'm driving Spirit, our "mother ship." It is not only my home on the road, but also my office on the road. As I write this I am in Spirit at my computer with a good wifi connection. I took the photo below at Olmsted Point as I drove through the park. You don't see my motorcycle Swoop, of course, because he is in the trailer -- or as we prefer to call it, "his stable."
From Olmsted Point in Yosemite National Park I took this picture of the mountains looking down past Lake Tenaya.
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If you enjoyed this post on 9/11 and Columbus, you may want to read these posts on environmental history:
-- New York's Central Park: A Wilderness?
-- Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Resplendent in Greens and Yellows