Back to the coast: Having bypassed the southern California coast, we took the opportunity to drive the Ortega Highway through the Santa Ana Mountains to the coast and sample a little of the southern California lifestyle. The warm, fresh sea air was a refreshing change from the cold wet Washington/Oregon coasts and the dry desert. The seaside resort of Laguna Beach felt a little genteel and more like a quiet, pleasant community and artist’s colony than tourist destination.
Looking back on Lake Elsinore from the Santa Ana Mountains. Hell's Kitchen, a Harley mecca in the Santa Ana mountains Doheney Beach parking lot next our campground at Dana Point Surfin USA, Laguna Beach Vehicular and pedestrian traffic, downtown Laguna Beach Upscale, laid-back coffee, Laguna Beach Ocean front, Laguna Beach Ocean front, Laguna Beach Contents
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Back to the coast: Having bypassed the southern California coast, we took the opportunity to drive the Ortega Highway through the Santa Ana Mountains to the coast and sample a little of the southern California lifestyle. The warm, fresh sea air was a refreshing change from the cold wet Washington/Oregon coasts and the dry desert. The seaside resort of Laguna Beach felt a little genteel and more like a quiet, pleasant community and artist’s colony than tourist destination.
Looking back on Lake Elsinore from the Santa Ana Mountains. Hell's Kitchen, a Harley mecca in the Santa Ana mountains Doheney Beach parking lot next our campground at Dana Point Vehicular and pedestrian traffic, downtown Laguna Beach Upscale, laid-back coffee, Laguna Beach Surfin USA, Laguna Beach Ocean front, Laguna Beach Ocean front, Laguna Beach Above it all
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