When I was visiting Yosemite NP the first time in September 2010 I was disappointed. It was hot and dry and all the waterfalls were practically non existent. This year we went there in early May. I expected a completely different look and I was right. The park looks much nicer in spring. Continue reading
After some driving we landed in Groveland. This is the last town before the Yosemite NP. It’s not a real town. It’s more like a couple of houses, two main hotels and an old saloon. Actually the oldest saloon in California. Continue reading
When we finally landed in San Francisco it was cold, wet and foggy. Just like home I thought but it was San Francisco only. After a short night in the Motel we drove through the city out of town. Continue reading
California Vacation in Numbers. FullFrame vs. Mirrorless. Is good high ISO performance overrated? Which lenses and why? How much car do you need? Why big can be small.
Out of nowhere it is finally there: Our second trip to the USA. Three weeks again, South West again but there is one big difference. After three great vacations in Canada and the one in the USA in 2010 this is the first time we rented a car! All other vacations we very going around in RV’s. I opt for a smooth transition by renting a Full Size SUV and because this is the land of supersize I got even more: A Chevrolet Suburban. Continue reading
“I’m back”. Back from sunny California. While there was nothing but rain in Austria there was nothing but blue skies in the Western part of the USA. We traveled California for three weeks. Less than three years after our last visit.
What was in the camera bag(s)? Continue reading