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My San Diego Sunsets with music by Christafari


 

Some various pictures I took along San Diego Beaches set to the music by my dear friends Christafari, a Christian Reggae Band.

For more info on Christafari, please visit http://christafari.com

Their music is available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/christafari/id28546692  and http://gospelreggae.com
Enjoy and crank up the volume.

 

 

 

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San Diego at Night


I took some pictures of Downtown San Diego from Coronado Island. It was about  9pm when I was taking these. It’s always a beautiful view of the City from across the bay. Many tourist come each year to take in this view.

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Endless Summer


A Longboarder after a day of surfing Swami's

A Longboarder after a day of surfing Swami’s

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Mi Casa Es Su Casa


Swami's Beach, Encinitas, CA

Swami’s Beach, Encinitas, CA

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Hotel Del Coronado


The Del on Coronado Island, San Diego, CA

The famous Hotel on Coronado Island

The famous Del opened in February 1888 and was declared a Historic Landmark in 1977. The Hotel was also the first with electricity, thanks to Thomas Edison.

Hollywood also used the Hotel in the movie “Some like it hot” with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The Del Coronado has a very interesting and rich history. A must see when in San Diego.

There are two ways to visit Coronado Island. There is the Ferry that leaves from the Harbor in Downtown San Diego, or with the car, driving across the famous Coronado Bridge which was finished in 1969. People used to pay a fee when crossing the bridge. I can’t remember how much it was, either 50 or 75 cents. It may have been as much as a Dollar. The money was collected to pay for the bridge. Coronado is a beautiful place and has much to offer.

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San Diego Skyline 2013


Taken from across the bay on Coronado Island

A view of Downtown San Diego from Coronado Island

I took this picture during lunch time while I was in Coronado. The area from which I took this picture is called Glorietta Bay. It has some shopping, hotels and restaurants, which attracts many tourist and San Diegans alike. Coronado also known for its Naval history and the Hotel Del Coronado among some beautiful beaches.

 

The famous Coronado Bridge allows people to drive to and from Coronado and is a landmark of sorts in San Diego. There is also a Ferry that arrives every 30 minutes taking people across the bay from either side. In this view, Seaport Village, another tourist attraction with its many stores and boutiques.

The Convention Center is right next to Seaport Village and host conventions like the San Diego Auto Show and Comic Con. San Diego has much to offer and this is just a small glimpse of what San Diego has to offer.

 

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Swamis Beach at Night


Swamis at Night

A picture taken from the top of the parking lot at Swamis Beach, Encinitas, CA Swamis is a well known surf-spot in the North County coastal area in San Diego.It was a gorgeous night with a comfortable 72 degrees. Just beautiful, almost like Paradise.

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Cardiff Reefer


Seaside Reef, Cardiff by the Sea.

Seaside Reef, Cardiff by the Sea.

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All is peachy in Pacific Beach


I drove down to Mission Beach, taking some pictures of the historical Roller Coaster there and ended up in Pacific Beach towards the evening. I was trying to get some Sunset shots. I’ve been to the place before and I had some good memories. So I figure why not. To capture the sunset at this time of year, I had to go down a stair case and make a right along the cliff.
A view towards Pacific Beach from Gunners Point

A view towards Pacific Beach from Gunners Point

The beach is not sandy at all,  in fact there is nothing but rocks of various sizes all over the place.  I stumbled around on top of the rocks and slipped several times, hoping nobody was watching me as I tried to get to the spot I had been previously  and got some decent shots. Finally, I  got to my destination and what you’d  know, not a cloud in sight and the sun was just about 5 minutes away from disappearing below the horizon.
I noticed a few bumps and scratches on my leg and some blood on my big toe and figured, well, maybe I should head back to the stair case. On my way back, about half way down, I met a young man sitting on the rocks watching the sunset. We conversed for a little while and he told me that this area used to be a gunnery during World War II. I was wondering about all the concrete and other man-made objects that are scattered all over at that spot. After the war ended, the Government tore the whole thing down, thus so many remnants of the former gunnery.
Well, I made it safely back to the stairs and  set up my camera to get at least a couple of shot for the night. Here is the one of the shots I got, a view towards Pacific Beach and the Crystal Pier. It was a pretty nice evening after all. I met some people at the place I was taking the picture and we had a pleasant conversation.
That is another reason I love to go out and take pictures, the scenery, the fresh air and the people who I meet on my outings. Always fascinating and exiting to talk to people and have some fun. Reminds of a time when things were like that, when people still had the time to say hi and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation.

 

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The Bench


“The Bench”

I was here, but you did not sit down to rest. I was here, but you were too busy with the world. I will be here tomorrow and the next day. Take some time, rest and sit down. Enjoy the view and find peace in your heart. God’s presence is everywhere, just relax and sit down for a moment and find the peace that surpasses all understanding.

Seaside Park in Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Seaside Park in Cardiff by the Sea, CA

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The Pledge


The American Flag and the Cross on top of Mt. Soledad

The American Flag and the Cross on top of Mt. Soledad

This is the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial site in San Diego. The Cross has been under attack for many years by some local Atheist, but it is still standing and the American Flag is proudly waving in the wind.

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Egretable


Egret at Sunset

Egret at Sunset

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Epic Swamis


Sunset at Swamis Beach, Encinitas

Sunset at Swamis Beach, Encinitas

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The Final Act


The Final Act

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Beautiful Cardiff by the Sea


Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Cardiff by the Sea, CA

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Dream House


Dream House

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Almost Eden


Almost Eden

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Latest Sunset Collection


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Cardiff Night


A fiery Sunset at Cardiff State Beach

A fiery Sunset at Cardiff State Beach

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Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach, CA

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