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So Little Time

July 17, 2012

The same day we rode the Metrolink to the San Clemente pier, we also visited the town of San Juan Capistrano.  I had never been to Mission San Juan Capistrano. It was the seventh one built out of twenty-one in California and founded in 1776. Because there was only one train to catch to get back home, there was pressure to take in as much as I could in a short amount of time. It is definitely a place I’d like to revisit and be able to take my time.

Old red brick, and anything rustic always catch my eye..

It was somewhat of a challenge to not have people in the pictures. Later we found out that two weddings had taken place at the mission. It offers a lovely setting for them..


7 Comments leave one →
  1. July 17, 2012 1:19 PM

    A lovely place. We last visited when I was about 16.


  2. July 17, 2012 1:41 PM

    Great photos Roberta! When i lived in California it would have been fun to try to visit all the missions…


  3. July 17, 2012 1:59 PM

    Lovely. Maybe you will be able to visit again soon. Hope your week is going well. Take care!


  4. July 17, 2012 4:14 PM

    They say there swallows every year traveling to Argentina in the spring season begins … will it?


  5. July 17, 2012 8:22 PM

    What a piece of history!


  6. July 18, 2012 3:21 AM

    I visited this place some 50 years ago. It left a lasting impression with me. I loved your pictures.


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