#californiadreaming. ventura and playa del rei

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i love the way the pacific smells and sounds

that might be a funny thing to say but it’s true

the ocean here in miami does not smell or sound like that

it often doesn’t sound like anything actually due to the lack of waves

don’t get me wrong, the water here is dreamy

especially for kids

but the pacific is close to my heart from growing up

the whole southern california coast reminds me of portugal’s coast actually

they are very similar

maybe that’s why i fell in love with socal the very first time

it felt like home…

happy monday friends

i hope you all had a happy weekend

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neptune’s net is a fried fish and chips kind of place that i was taken to on one of my visits in two thousand seven. it is north of malibu and it is right across the ocean. i love it. so much so that i had to take Will and Lily there. twice

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playa del rei is just south of venice beach. and after we left ventura, we were taken there. in a ransom/kidnapping/unwilling sort of way. it all worked out. Lily and Will were crazy and went swimming. i stayed on shore and caught up with friends (sorry no pics)

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