Exploring San Clemente by Scooter

San-Clemente-House
Sunday means it’s time to go out on our motor scooters and explore Orange County. Yesterday we headed south along Pacific Coast highway to San Clemente. We then followed the bicycle route through the town, which meanders up and down residential streets, which is where I spotted this delightful house. I quickly pulled over and took a photo. Hope the owners don’t mind.

Dolphins-on-house-wall
On the way home, passed some cottages in Capistrano Beach. They were very small, but charming. I would have loved to see inside one of them.
We stopped so I could take this photo of black wrought iron dolphins on the wall of a house.side-view-martin-on-scooter
I wonder if Martin knew I took his photo. I’m pretty quick and sneaky with my point and shoot camera. The weather was perfect, and we had a wonderful ride. I’ve lived in Southern California most of my life, but there is always somewhere new to explore in Orange County.

New Board Shorts

Rip-CurlI was in need of a new pair of board shorts, so this morning we headed for the Rip Curl outlet in San Clemente. It was a perfect destination for a ride, Martin on his Kymco Downtown 300 and I on my can-am Spyder. We traveled south along Pacific Coast Highway and through the town of San Clemente. The outlet store is at the very south end of town, so it was the perfect opportunity to have a good look around. I was sorry¬† that I’d left my camera at home. As we looked around the store, I realized that this was the first time we’d shopped at Rip Curl without at least one of our kids. Whenever they are home for a visit we usually make at least one trip.

Above you can see our purchases. Board shorts for me, flip flops for Martin. Later we returned home by way of San Juan Capistrano, another beautiful city to ride through. We had a great ride, and it was a wonderful way to spend a Saturday morning.