This trip was taken before we had kids, part of an 8 day camping trek across the west.
A picture of the views from the first hike we did in the Sierra Nevadas:
This is the inside of Chimney Tree.
From the inside, looking up:
The infamous General Sherman, in all his tree glory:
If you breathe deep, maybe you can smell the tangy pine needles, the bark, the moist earth:
While hiking, we saw a couple of bear cubs:
This is Tharp's Cabin, built into a fallen redwood.
Doesn't it inspire you to write tales of Tharp, who lived there?
I think I could live in a little tree cabin like this, just for a little while. He had a little bunk and table in there, with a fireplace. Simplicity like this appeals to me. Maybe I'd have a pet chipmunk for company. Does the simple life draw you in as much as it does me?