Ojai!

Ojai!

A few weekends ago, we headed for a quick mini-vacation up to Ojai, California. (If you saw the fire along the I-15 that weekend, believe me we were glad we chose Ojai. Vegas was our second choice.) This was my first visit to the small town. I had only known of it from passing road signs and friend’s own vacations, so it was exciting to get a chance to explore a new place. Our friend, Zo offered to drive so the 3 of us (plus doggie) crammed into his new GTR and cruised up in style. (He sure gets his fair share of attention in this car!)

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While there we stayed at a cute little inn, had some amazing Italian food and explored the local shops. Bart’s Books of Ojai, an outdoor bookstore, is AWESOME. I will definitely be coming back and spending a LOT more time in this place.

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We had been told about a good trail with great views, so after our morning coffee we headed out to Shelf Road.

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Shelf Road is a dry, dusty, windy trail carved into the side of the mountain. There are definitely some fantastic views of the Ojai Valley Sulphur Mountain and the orange groves below.

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Unfortunately, the weather started to turn on us and we had to head back to LA in the rain.

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Desmond HATES the rain. Until next time Ojai!

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