Start for Yo [Yosemite] 8:30 P.M. from Martinez. Arrive at Park boundary next morning at 6 Extreme beauty of Libo plums outspread over bed Falls in glory July 12/07  River reaches gliding gently swirling nobler beauty than cascades or falls More & more as grow older The morning call of S [Sierra] Club in Yo [Yosemite] cheery exulting triumphant Marvelous beauty & abundance of parnassia [“bog-stars”] close beside snow Great view of snowy mtns [mountains] [was had] of Merced from near Cathedral Peak.
Original journal dimensions: 10.5 x 17 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist