West of the 2 parks where entrances are, the giant Central Valley was green with all manner of orchards and produce.
Good food, Texas beer and margaritas on the Riverwalk in San Antonio!
With Bette and Gordy Kolling in SaddleBrooke near Tucson
At day's end, we were ever so glad to be traveling on down the flat Central Valley farmland on a straight interstate! And then nature gave us one more gift: a greenish glow to the giant sunset looking west toward the Californai Coastal Range!
The western towns of this area were not what I expected in CA.
Totem Pole formations
Guadalupe Mountain heights: Guadalupe Peak and El Capitan
The Chihauhau Desert looks green here! They get 10-20" rain per year!