When Westlake obligingly opened a map and pointed out various high country locations, he had the Dawkins' rapt attention.
It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.
Westward of Berbera the ascent to the high country is not so abrupt as in the east but is made by several steps, the mountains forming a chaotic mass.
Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
It was here Dean was finally able to tell his wife about meeting Paul Senior's widow and his offer to show her the high country property in litigation.