Stopping to smell the roses in the CA state capitol gardens.
Vast spaces between mountain ranges and unusual formations
With Karen Dunham in Mesa
A view from the walkway
Didn't expect Dikes, which ae Great Wall-looking volcanic formations, in many parts of the park
Auburn is one of the gold-rush towns built into the hills of Placer County, CA. The courthouse is atop the hill.
Grape-growing scenery show the hilly area near Lincoln.
The sun was setting and moon rising as we arrived in Carlsbad where we had a lovely outdoor dinner.
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!