I have palm trees and cliffs next to my beaches. You can also find Eucalyptus trees in my city. Surfers come to play on my waves. I am known for my dolphin and whale watching and have restaurants next to my beaches where you can have a fresh seafood dinner overlooking the sunset. I have hosted weddings and family gatherings. Over twenty beaches line my coast and there is a protected marine preserve. Tours are hosted to see the sea lions, seals and life in the tide pools. In my hills and cliffs you can go hiking, bird watching or even find an equestrian trail. There are over 100 art galleries with public art everywhere to be seen and enjoyed. You may even find a bench that is artist inspired.
The land I’m on was relatively recently ‘discovered’ and named in the 1800’s. If you wanted to take a day trip you could go to a nearby country to the south or if you went north, you’d end up in wine country. My temperature barely goes below forty degrees in the winter months. I am not known to get snow but on the very rare occasion you might see a snowflake in the air.
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