Luis portrait
  • Expedition: Apr 27 - May 2, 2014
  • Luis
  • Generation Green Central California Consortium
  • Yosemite National Park: Little Yosemite Valley

Wilderness teaches us the importance of nature. Not only does the wilderness teach you the importance of nature but the beauty of it. Sometimes there is no the opportunity to visit the wilderness but when you have that opportunity you then find yourself better than you would be. For me when I am around here in the wilderness it reminds me of my childhood of visiting the animals in the zoo. In this moment I feel free like you don’t have no one to tell you to be quiet! You get to see the animals close enough to take a picture of them.

Luis Bridge

If the wilderness had a voice it would be a bird. I would say a bird because it makes nature feel calm and peaceful. Not only it makes you feel but it brings the beauty. Today the beauty of the top of the waterfall opened my eyes.

Luis Thumbs Up

I think the meaning of Yosemite wilderness is something to be amazed around nature. It brings your mind to be open to a whole different world. Sometimes it bring your hope up when you feel down or left out. Today was a good day, didn’t turn out how I expected but it was okay.

Luis Journal

Today I’m writing my story. And how the story goes is that 10 new people are going to a beautiful place called Yosemite. While they go to each hike and each day they all get to know each other. It takes time to get to know a person well. For these nice people it only takes four days. As time goes I got to know their names. For me I’m glad to have had the chance to know them. I would say these 9 new people became another part of my family. Even though we had our ups and downs we would always be there for one another. This trip taught me a lot of new things about the beauty of nature. Each day for me was a day to look forward when I’m older. Maybe just maybe I will get the chance to do this with all my family and kids. So this is my story of Yosemite.

Luis Railing
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