Guadalupe Mountain heights: Guadalupe Peak and El Capitan
A view of the highest peak in the lower 48: Mt. Whitney
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!
We left behind the mammoth bridges of I-80 and headed south through more small mining towns on curvy, curvy roads that climbed as the foothills became the heart of the Sierra Nevada ...