Driving into the S. California desert (August 2011)



The Mojave Desert near Lucerne Valley.  Be prepared before heading down this "road"




The San Jacinto Mountains




Palm Springs, CA.  Over 105F every day. 




The Sierra Madre Mountains viewed from the Wheeler Ridge area.  Near the Grapevine on I-5





Arriving back in the San Francisco Bay area.  Flower field near Gilroy, CA