Six Degrees of Separation

The 28th parallel marks the border between Baja California Norte and Baja California Sur. At 28º of latitude, this also makes us 6 degrees south of our starting point in Santa Bárbara, at 34º latitude. Over mountains and through the desert, we have gradually entered a world entirely different from the environment we left behind.Continue reading “Six Degrees of Separation”

Biking, Burritos, and Bodysurfing

The first week of the bicycle tour has been full of generous gifts, spectacular food and unexpected surprises. Southern California showed us triple-digit temperatures and stellar ocean waves as we went 250 miles down the coast. We spent our first night camping out in Point Mugu State Park at Sycamore Campgrounds. Despite it being anContinue reading “Biking, Burritos, and Bodysurfing”