Scenes from Venice Beach on a Friday — LA, CA

I love Venice Beach even more after having discovered it is a quasi-peninsula, bordering the inlet into which the Pacific Ocean flows to feed Marina Del Rey’s waterfront views.

Scenes taken with the phone camera on a lovely 80F day.

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The bougainvillea could pass as the neighbourhood flower–it’s everywhere.

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The hard life: surfing.

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A Venetian canal in a cinnamon hue.

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The inlet that leads into Marina Del Rey.

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80F and sunny in Venice Beach.

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Avant-garde Pacific Ocean.

Home

A home.

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A home for (expensive) rent.

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The World’s Smallest Front Yard hugs a home with reflective windows — the ocean is behind me.

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The Great Outdoors Californication style.