• Glowing Horsetail Fall

    El Capitan with Horsetail Fall

    Each February, a small seasonal waterfall on the east side of Yosemite’s El Capitan brings on a show: the setting sun illuminates Horsetail Fall. When looked at it from the eastern side, this backlit waterfall glows intensely for a few minutes before dusk. It is something beautiful to see. Some call this effect the natural […]


  • It was snowing in Yosemite.

    It's snowing , Ahwahnee Meadow, Yosemite National Park

    We had reserved a cabin in Yosemite’s Curry Village several months ago without knowing what weather to expect. Late November is kind of in between seasons, a bit late for fall colors and a bit early for a snow covered winter landscape. While preparing for last weekend’s trip, we obviously checked the weather forecast and were […]


  • Frozen Spooner Lake near Lake Tahoe

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    In early January, we spent a weekend at Lake Tahoe. Due to the lack of snow, we went hiking instead of skiing. The following pictures were taken around frozen Spooner Lake. Thanks to the dusting of snow we got the previous night, there was at least a little feeling of winter. It was kind of […]