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SoCal & Baja Road Trip 2013

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Colina Baja, Colinas del Valle, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico
In Baja’s wine country, book a room at Adobe Guadalupe, a winery and B&B, or La Villa del Valle, home to Vena Cava winery and Corazon de Tierra restaurant. Don’t miss the beef cheek tacos at chef Javier Plascencia’s Finca Altozano (Km. 83,...
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Carretera Libre Tijuana Ensenada Kilómetro 23.5, Playas de Rosarito, 22710 Rosarito, B.C., Mexico
Las Gaviotas is an amazing beach town in Mexico about 45 minutes south of San Diego. One can rent a 3-4 bedroom furnished house steps from the beach for a fraction of what it would cost in the states. The beaches are beautiful and there are many...
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Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico
The ocean churns as a 36-ton mammal swims up to the boat. With your arm plunged into the cool water, you await the touch of a California gray whale. Like a house cat craving a scratch on the head, the whale pushes its rubbery skin, rough with...
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Just inland from Ensenada, Baja California exists a wonderland of fine wine, haciendas and Provencal restaurants. There is an energy here that is worth dawning the bullet proof vest and heading a couple hours south of the Mexican boarder to check...
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The view from the balcony at the Sandollar, south of San Felipe, looking back to the town on the upper left. Hidden gem on the Sea of Cortez with superb fishing, great beaches, warm azure blue water and safe, laid-back atmosphere. Real Mexican...
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1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA
A trip to Disneyland at Christmas Time is a holiday tradition in my family. You'll sure be feeling jolly and ready for the holiday after strolling through the Happiest Place on Earth. This amusement park does it right. They add the perfect touch...
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30806 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
One of the benefits of having a rocky coastline (like the one in Laguna Beach) is that you get some amazing tide pool formations which offer the opportunity to view sea anemones and starfish (and various other saltwater critters) up close. The...
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Julian, CA 92036, USA
Julian is a small town about 45 min. east of the city of San Diego and was once a gold rush town. When the gold petered out, the town saved itself by planting apple orchards and keeping many of the historic buildings in the downtown area. Julian...
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200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004, USA
If you don't want to hike out into the Anza Borrego desert, you can come here to walk though the landscaped gardens at the state park center and get an idea of the local environment. You have to check this place out anyway- this building is built...
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Deepwell Estates, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
The Ace in Palm Springs has my number. I check in, catch up on email, read books, swim in the salt-water pool, eat irish oatmeal, get a massage, and look up at these gorgeous mountains. It's the perfect mini-vacation.