|Rob and Evelyn, of Palmdale|
There were some pretty good pitches on the road before we began to descend. At one point it was reading 11 percent. That is a tough climb on a fully loaded tandem!
|San Francisquito Canyon was beautiful, even as the sky threatened|
Mark Friis, if you are reading this, you may want to plan a ride out here some day. It was splendid! Along the valley road we passed lots of farms - here's a shot of onions as far as the eye can see.
And then, as we approached civilization again, I was reminded of that Bob Seeger song, "Little Boxes" - and they're "all made out of ticky-tacky and they all look just the same."
We were hoping to connect with another Warm Showers host in Fillmore, a young man who is an organic farmer, but he must have been out in the fields because we never heard from him.
So Best Western it was! I was okay with that. Plenty of nights for sleeping on the ground await us.