IS Yosemite on FIRE?
No, this is a typical night view, with cars driving through the park, a time exposure lights up the roads in Yosemite National Park
Yosemite is in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of California, carved out by the Merced River. The valley is about 8 miles long and up to a mile deep, surrounded by high granite summits such as Half Dome and El Capitan, and densely forested with pines.
A multitude of streams including Tenaya, Illilouette and Bridalveil Creeks join in the valley, and flow out of the valley's mouth as the Merced River, which eventually flows to the Pacific Ocean. The valley is renowned for its natural beauty, and is widely regarded as the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park, attracting visitors from around the world.
When we were living in California for over twenty years, we went to Yosemite many weekends a year, and spend a week or two there during some vacations.
We would go Memorial Day, with a group of Vets, when there was still snow on the r...