Happy Birthday NPS!

Happy 100th Birthday to the US’ National Park Service. It’s been a pleasure to meet your parks! ๐Ÿ™‚ This is El Capitan of course, and another throwback Thursday shot to May 2003.

A real throwback picture this time, taken in May 2003 with our first digital camera. We’d taken advantage of my final trip to Hat Creek in northern California and had a week’s holiday in and around the Sierras, taking in Yosemite, King’s Canyon, Sequoia, and Death Valley national parks. We instantly fell in love with the area, though our exploration options were limited by time and weather (it was still pretty snowy in the mountains). But it was quite something to see such famous scenery with our own eyes, especially El Capitan and Half Dome. We need to go back and explore some more…

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