I saw Yosemite’s granite cliffs, shown here above Merced River:
And El Capitan:
I saw Bridalveil Falls from a distance,
then walked up to its base, where I saw a rainbow:
Here are the falls and rainbow together in one picture:
I saw Upper Yosemite Falls:
And hiked to the bottom of Lower Yosemite Falls:
Along the hike I encountered a blue bird very close to the trail:
Here are both falls together in one photo, taken from a rare vantage poiint where both can be seen through the trees and rocks:
I saw the sunset near Olmsted Point:
The elevation upon leaving the park was almost 10,000 feet!
Before long, I was entering Nevada:
More photos from 7/21 can be found here.