C A L I F O R N I A : Part III

The last post of our San Diego journey is dedicated to….(drumroll)…the beaches!  We scoped out La Jolla, Pacific Beach, and Windansea.  San Diego has beautiful beaches, there's no denying.  The water is clear up close and a beautiful turquoise farther away.  It's also super chilly, so we didn't go too far in.  But nonetheless, it was gorgeous and nice to lay in the warm sand. 

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^^ Gorgeous view of La Jolla from the top of Mount Soledad.  

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^^The palm trees on the west coast are much, much taller than the palm trees I'm used to in the gulf.   

^^We had the most amazing brunch at The Cottage in La Jolla.   It was wayyy too much food for two people, but man that stuffed french toast is out of this world. :)

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^^La Jolla is a gem…the water, the sand, the view, the plants…everything is lovely.  We walked around till our feet hurt looking at galleries, grabbing bites to eat, and doing some light shopping.  I say light because I seriously cannot afford anything in La Jolla.  For real, though... 

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^^ Pacific Beach was probably my favorite beach in SD.  That water!  I felt more comfortable here…it has a homey feel.  PB is very chill and it was easy for us to feel comfortable here.

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^^ On our last day in SD we spent a little bit of time at Windansea Beach in La Jolla.  We weren't there long, but it was very peaceful in the morning and there weren't too many people out.  I'd love to go back someday.