Yosemite Wonderland

Tripoto
18th Sep 2016
Day 1

On the drive into the national park I past rivers and waterfalls unlike anything I had ever seen before. It was as if I my boyfriend and I were driving through a desktop screen saver, I was in complete Awe.

I captured the very first waterfall I had ever seen, and all on the drive there. All of the pictures you see here are 100% non edited, and captured on a DSLR, this was seriously the story book we found ourselves in.

The first waterfall we drove by

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

We came to a place in the road where we drove under a tunnel of nature. The entrance was nothing short of impossibly enchanting and the rocks and branches that made up the tunnel made for some stunning pictures of the dark road ahead of us.

This is when I started to feel as if we were entering an enchanted Forrest

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

This is where the tunnel began to form

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

The branches over head cause a shadowy road

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

I Wish I caught more photos of the drive by I was completely shocked and impressed by everything I was seeing, I had to take in the moment.

Funny Story::

I began to poor rain on the road so my boyfriend (being a photographer) decided we should take a quick stop to capture the rain on the plants around us, on this mid-road adventure we walked into these beautiful vines that made up the entire side of the road and made for an incredible flooring around the huge enchanted trees, while we stood in the thick bushes of vines to take picture a kind photographer in a yellow coat shouted hello from the other side of the road. And then he informed us that, although he admired our efforts as photographers, and standing in the rain to get a good shot is admirable, we might want to step out of the poison ivy.

YEP, thoes beautiful bushes of vines were in fact, poison Ivy, thank God we had pants and long sleeves on.

Day 2

Day two was more focused on exploration since we had gotten past the complete awe of the environment, it was time to see more. We started are journey by exploring the river and small ponds formed around the national park. Every little area we ran into was a mini adventure.

This is me

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

Found a set of stairs formed from rocks to a stream

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

My boyfriend

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

After I slipped into the stream and soaked my shoes and pants, we headed back to the cabin we were staying at to change, eat, and get back to exploring!

This time we were determined to follow the large river all the way to the water fall!

The beginning of our exploration to the waterfall

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

Had to rest by the river

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

This was actually incredibly dangerous. As it is a fallen tree over a deep stream

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

The view was worth the work

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

After tiring ourselves out, we finally made it under the waterfall. And even many feet away you get completely soaked! We met up with our friends who were also on the trip and headed towards the waterfall.

We made it to the waterfall!

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

Our friend johnny

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

Our friend Sam, several feet away from the waterfall too

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

What I didn't know at this time was that my boyfriend snuck away and got me a gift. He said that this guy followed us through Yosemite and wanted me to take him home. I have no clue how I didn't notice him taking these pictures.

He followed us the whole time

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones

and so Trevor the travel bear was born and joins us in our travels, if you want to see more of him or us, follow dear_alyce on Instagram. Our trip to Yosemite was a blast, we cant wait to explore the rest of the world!

Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
Photo of Yosemite Wonderland by Alyssa Marie Jones
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Awesome!
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