Carrizo Plain National Monument

After five drought years, the winter rain of 2017 brought a "superbloom" to the mountains and plains of Southern California. Carrizo Plain National Monument's yellow expanses are visible in satellite photographs, and Tony and I visited in April 2017.

Simmler Road

Hillside Daisy

Soda Lake reflection

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