Hiking at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve followed by good lunch

D at Torrey Pines State Reserve - 1

The 1,500-acre Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve boasts on its website that people from all over the world visit. And the Adventurers found that to be true at their hike there this morning, where almost everyone they encountered came from Europe or Asia.

La Jolla Cove - 1The question remains, why? They’ve both been to many places much more scenic. And the Torrey Pine itself is sort of a straggly thing, although with a certain kind of beauty.

The season may have contributed to the sort of bedraggled appearance of the maritime chaparral in particular. It yearned for a good soaking.

After their hike, they headed to La Jolla was a second walk to get their distance up and had a nice lunch outside at the Brockton Villa. It was one of those places that looked like a tourist trap, overlooking the La Jolla Cove, as it did. But food was tasty and service good.

Then it was off to the next adventure in downtown San Diego…

Hike/easy/1.8 miles; walk/super easy/1.7 miles

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