I haven't seen many wildflowers along the old railway grade, so a patch of paintbrush really catches my attention when I pass by
Date: May 18, 2011, 15h57
My new road, which I've not been on before, immediately drops into a sand-and-gravel drainage area
Uh oh, I hope this isn't one of these impossible desert roads. I consider turning around and following the longer, but more predictable route around this area, but decide to continue a bit further first, in case the road improves.