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Fortunately my eyes fell on this website. It had the most spectacular and gorgeous scenery of lavender with the backdrop of snow capped mountains. My heart pounding, I found that it was about an hours drive on our way home, about 15 miles off our main route. I didn't bother about the extra time we took to reach home. We were excited about this sudden off track stop. It was indeed, by far the best decision we took to venture into seeing a place where we had not looked for reviews. We knew what we were going to see Lavender fields ..... but the end view was breathtaking and unimaginable.
We decided take the detour. It was about 12 miles off I 5, a long lonely route with field on either side, cows grazing and in the distant.. Mt. Shastha beautiful and so majestic! Our GPS took us to a road which had the lavender field board directing us onto a dirt gravel road. We didn't know where we were being led. It was initially a little scary and overwhelming. We travelled on that unpaved path for about 2 miles climbing uphill slowly, afraid of getting our tires punctured. As we looked though our rear view mirrors what a sight to see.. fields of lavender..