We headed out of Ensenada in early afternoon and starting making our way south down Highway 1, 167 Kilometers (104 miles) to San Quintin. One of my joys on this trip is seeing the way Mexico is beginning to decorate for Christmas. Here's a storefront I captured from the car on the drive out of town.
The road to San Quintin is a two-lane, well paved road that is quite curvy and winds through wine country and agricultural land, reminiscent of the central coast of California. It alternates between mountains and valleys, and I was taken by the beauty of the cactus fields that glimmered in the afternoon sun.....
and the beauty of the mountains....
I am constantly entertained by the signs I find when I travel. This one is good advice, I thought:
And this one touched my heart: