Miss Hilda, the 1966 VW Bug, Reaches California, Conquers Mountains and Yosemite and MORE!
Day 25 & 26 (Oct. 17-18) Nevada and California
These few days were a study in contrasts: the Nevada desert vs the California mountains!
We were enchanted by the serene, stark and elegant beauty of the Nevada desert. Wide vistas and the occasional painted rock mesa gave us lots of time to mediate as we drove. Truly a relaxing and fascinating drive.
California Dreaming! We hit the California line! The last state on our incredible cross-country tour.
I have to say that Miss Hilda and I were a bit traumatized by the very steep and curved mountain road we took to reach Yosemite National Park! Wow! The road ran along the edge of a mountain, without many guard rails, snow, a stiff wind and 8% road grade. Yikes!
We arrived in Yosemite and enjoyed this national treasure.
It was slow going, as we then decended the mountains, but we bravely chugged along. With Bob behind, giving encougaging pep talks via our walkie talkie!
Then we wandered along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains as we made our way east, towards Santa Barbara!
JUMP IN THE BUG - Join us, man, by subscribing to our VW trip blog. You'll get cool updates on our three week cross-country adventure. Just click on the button below:
Want to send a message to us? Just click the Your Feedback button, on the left side of this page and scroll to the bottom! Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to post it. We'd love to hear from you.
We’re going to take a slow ride across the USA to explore, learn and just experience. Beautiful.
Thanks for your love and support!!!!!!!!!!
"DON'T BE DENIED" - Neil Young
"Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road,
Healthy, free, the world before me,
The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose."
---- from Song of the Open Road, Walt Whitman
Copyright 2016 MissHilda.com
All Rights Reserved - Be Cool and Respect This
No Corporate Sponsors
No Big Brother
Just the Open Road