I recently spent some time in Yosemite, one of the most incredible places in the entire world, in my opinion. And what was particularly neat about this visit is that I hiked to the top of Clouds Rest, a 9,926' peak that sits north of Yosemite Valley. This was not only an incredible experience on its own, but this peak offered a whole new perspective for me. It wasn't just the elevation, although that provided an unbelievable view, but more the fact that from Clouds Rest I was looking south into Yosemite Valley, instead of looking north from the valley floor, as I had experienced multiple times. Similar to discovering a new spice that improves your favorite dish, this novel vantage point made the already gorgeous valley even more exciting for me. A reminder to always be shifting perspective and examine things from different angles. It just might end up being better in the end.
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes."
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