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Mexico, Journey’s End

I made it to Mexico. The journey is complete. It’s hard to sum up how that feels. It was a great day all around. Woke in the night when it started to rain and dashed outside to cover my saddle … Continue reading

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San Elijo State Beach

I am half a day away. I woke early in Doheny, a combination of my early-rising neighbor, the trains, and my bladder. I got in a long lovely early-morning chat with Julianne as I looked over the waves, surprised (but … Continue reading

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Doheny State Beach

Ah, a night’s sleep on a real soft bed does wonders. The 6:30 alarm was a little on the early side, but Andrea had an early class and I wanted to get going very early in order to power through … Continue reading

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Andrea’s apartment, Santa Monica

I keep thinking I’m a grown-up but I’m not. I made it to L.A.! It’s sunny and 72. Actually more like 90 but feels so pleasant out by the beach. It was an early morning, packing and chatting one last … Continue reading

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Sycamore Canyon campground, Point Mugu Syate Park

Today was so good I was grinning almost every minute. People ask me sometimes, conversationally, “how’s it going?” or “how are you?” and I get this big smile and say “fantastic!” I slept late. Last night was so hot I … Continue reading

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Refugio State Beach

Today was hot. That just about sums it up. I woke reasonably early, around 7, in Oceano, as the sun started peaking through the palms. One pro tip I picked up from Damien was about tent placement: setting up so … Continue reading

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Oceano Campground

I keep thinking I will run out of things to say, but the world keeps being so interesting. Yesterday Bettina, Omar & I had discussed heading into nearby Cambria for breakfast. We managed to all wake similarly early and I, … Continue reading

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