Pulling Myself Together! A Post-Travel Invitation
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|Don't you want her necklace?|
|Me and My Muumuu|
Photo by Elizabeth Leitzell
|"Solvang" is Danish for "sunny fields."|
|Replica of the Little Mermaid Fountain in Copenhagen|
|1925 painting by Charles Percy Austin|
|Old vs. New California:|
A beach cruiser is parked outside the mission's front gate.
|A statue of Father Junipero Serra, founder of the|
California missions, keeps vigil over the the ruins.
|Inside the Great Stone Church.|
|Footprint of the fallen bell tower.|
|Serra Chapel, the oldest continuously used|
church building in California.
|Restoration of the mission grounds began in the 1910s.|
In the 1800s, locals gathered on the tile rooftops
to watch rodeos in the courtyard below.
|The Moorish Fountain.|
|Mud nests created by swallows several years ago.|