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Surfs up in California


One of the top things on my list to see while I was out in California was the surfers. I never swam in the ocean as a child, I always chose the pool over the beach. I am regretting it these days. If I had gotten over my fear of jellyfish, sharks, and the salt water at a young age maybe I would attempt to try to surf now. Instead I watched the surfers this trip. I sat on the beach for hours watching them move in and out of the waves. The sounds and smell of the ocean made if for a very relaxing afternoon. I am sure I will post many more photographs of surfers but here is a taste for now. Surfs up in California!


Back to the Beach in Nice, France


My heart belongs in Nice, France on the beach. I can’t wait to go back. Until then I will have to settle for photographs.


Relaxing on the beach in Nice


As fourth of July approaches my desire to be on the beach again grows. The beach in Nice is filled with extremely large rocks that aren’t the most comfortable to lounge on if you don’t have a chair. But that doesn’t seem to stop the French!

Paradise in the French Riviera


If you know me personally, you know how much I love country music. There is a Zac Brown Band song called “Knee Deep” that takes me back to the beach from my trip on the French Riviera. Here is the photograph and the lyrics. Read the lyrics and imagine yourself on the beach. Everyone needs a little peace and relaxation!

“Wishing I was knee deep in the water somewhere
Got the blue sky breeze and it don’t seem fair
Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair
Sunrise there’s a fire in the sky
Never been so happy
Never felt so high
And I think I might have found me my own kind of paradise”

Zac Brown Band “Knee Deep”

The rooftops of Portugal


Take the tram, hike the hills by foot, or take the tower in the center of town to get an amazing rooftop view of Lisbon. Here are some of the beautiful terracotta rooftops in Portugal. From the town square to the water. Enjoy the breathtaking view!

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