Motel 6 Santa Nella - Los Banos - I-5
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... We navigated through some amazing, really beautiful, remote and very baked farmland which I suppose is the Sierra foothills. We turned off to stop at the Don Pedro lake to make brunch.
We set off again and soon the foothills got serious. We stopped to look at one of the many vistas and marvelled at how much we had climbed (and I was secretly thinking, 'mmmm I hope this is as high as it gets').
Soon we ...
... engine after ~400 laps of the Coca-Cola 600, so he didn't complete his attempt to "Do the Double". All REALLY good, though, as Jimmie finally won his first race of the year - his 7th win at Charlotte!
We went out earlier this week and bought a propane-fired portable fire pit, so we've been enjoying a little fire with our wine when the evenings have been cool. (Not tonight, though - it's still too darned hot!)
... pined they looked completely out of scale. Many of these trees had started growing before the birth of Christ and were absolutely colossal. We were hoping to see the tree which had had tunnel carved through it ( during the 1930s) but as we stalked off we realised that it was snowing harder, and we were not sure we should actually be there. People were starting to leave and we joined the rush.
We hit the road and started to head for ...
... yard - we tried the oranges, quite edible but a little tangy - still need a bit more ripening. Left the lemons alone for now. Melissa had brought over some Texas ruby red grapefruit - they are very delicious and sweet - no sugar needed.
Lunch and dinner allowed us to reconnect with a couple more of our cousins: Bill and Norman. We didn't get to see Ray or Ron.
Orestimba is empty and wild 363 days in year but one weekend it is more like a Pier 39 on a major holiday. This is thanks to the gates opened once a year for a bunch (a long bunch) who had a luck to win an entrance ticket (this year I suspected there were no unlucky ones). We got ours, drove 2 hours to be totally taken aback by the view of dozens ...