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Jalama Beach Excursion

An escape to an isolated beach a few hours north of Los Angeles. The pandemic will be around for at least another year so get prepared, take time for yourself and your friends.

Clouds rolling over the mountains just South of Vandenberg Air Force Base
Clouds rolling over the mountains just South of Vandenberg Air Force Base
Jalama Beach landscape.
Surfliner Train passing through.
Surfliner Train passing through.
The crew enjoying California sunshine.
Dolphins feasting on fish near shore Jalama beach.
Dolphins feasting on fish near shore.
Graham enjoying the ocean water.
Graham enjoying the ocean water.
Ernie and Winnie.
Ernie and Winnie.
Nina and Ernie.
Nina and Ernie.
Full steam ahead with Graham the Golden retriever.
Full steam ahead.
Shannon, Steve and Graham in the late afternoon California sunshine.
Shannon, Steve and Graham in the late afternoon California sunshine.

Published

Jul 28, 2020

Author

Steve Berry

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