today we're heading into yosemite. going to be hot hot hot.
started today with a breakfast of fresh waffles and coffee. very american. as samson commented in his blog post, yesterday's drive was lovely. once we cleared the mistly coolness of san fran the sun appeared and temperatures rose quickly. we headed east on route 580, then 120 through the fertile san joaquin valley. we passed mile after mile of fruit and almond trees. loads of farm shops selling their produce. the stop at columbia state park was a pleasant break from the driving. from columbia we drove down route 49 which was the most amazing twisting turning road that hugged the sides of mountains. i didn't expect that, my arms are still aching. i even took a picture of the bends on the sat nat.