After a short night at the Mirage hotel, we get up at around 8am and first find a Starbucks for a Cappuccino and a bite to eat.
We quickly find the ramp for HWY 15 and head south towards San Diego. Since we don’t want to just drive back on the Highway we get off and drive through the Mojave National Preserve, partly on paved and partly on wash board roads. Andrej had been watching out for snakes since they arrived in San Diego and finally we see one: it is warming up in the sun laying in the middle of the gravel road.
Further south on the way to Twentynine Palms we stop at the salt saline and while standing there we see a hiker coming our way on the road, he is protesting against Government corruption by walking from Oceanside, CA to Washington D.C. in one year – impressive and hopefully he will achieve something with his walk!
We are on the road the whole day, before arriving in San Diego just at the right time for dinner at the Thai House.
It was an impressive trip once again!