74 miles later I pulled into Morro bay (the hike and bike camp site is only 5$!) and got found my camp site. I was greeted by this animal that must have been half Rottweiler half radioactive brown bear. This dog was giant. He gave me two short barks and then started leaning on my leg, half knocking me over, demanding my affection. His owners Erick and Sally were near by and took their dog Alvin back and we ended up having a good conversation while the sun went down. They gave me some coffee and some beer and I sat at their site and we just shared campings stories. It turns out that they have a house on the coast of Washington that I'll probably be passing and they may be there about the time I will. It would be cool to see them again.
I'm writing from a independent roaster/coffee house called the Top Dog Cafe while drinking a proper french press El Salvador. Jonathan the barista is doing a good job managing the steady flow of customers coming to this bumping spot in down town Morro Bay. I better leave soon or I'm going to experience the prevailing winds later this afternoon. Hopefully I'll get somewhere around Cambria today and be able to put my feet up and rest a little.