At the lowest point in the western hemisphere -- surrounded by mountains, yet 280 ft. below sea level.
A view of the highest peak in the lower 48: Mt. Whitney
Grape-growing scenery show the hilly area near Lincoln.
Finally we arrived at the Guadalupe Mountains where tomorrow we'll tour the 2 national parks in these mountains: Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mts. NP.
More odd rocks
Sharon with the Texas Madrone tree
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!