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Mar 24, 2008 - Elk Grove to Lewiston, California

We headed north this morning on I5 through Sacramento to Redding. We were still in the San Joaquin Valley almost all this way, with the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the Cascades to the west. In addition to stone fruits and grapes, we saw lots of olive groves. One fun stop we made was at the “Olive Pit” in Corning where every imaginable kind of olive and related product was on sale. At Redding, we turned west on highway 299 and headed into the mountains. The road immediately became very curvy with some 20 mph switchbacks. Plus we...

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