And may I begin with.... BEAR!!! My first wild bear sighting, and this little buddy was munching berries on the side of the road. No cuddles :(
Smile for the annoying tourist...
And then onto the trees.... amazing Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) - a unique genus and one of only three trees in the species known as Redwood (...and yes I'm pretty good at Wikipedia).
Me and a tree... they is biiig
Tree hugging with new friends