Northbound, The 5 to The 101

I never really thought that I would miss Southern California. On our journey back home to NorCal, we decided to take the scenic route and detour off I-5 onto the 101 through Oxnard, Ventura and Santa Barbara. It was a beautiful, bright Spring Day and the weather was flawless: big blue sky, sun shining, birds singing. The kind of day that makes you wonder why you ever left in the first place. I think that the 101 between Oxnard and Santa Barbara is my most-traveled stretch of road ever, and i really think that I took its beauty and serenity for granted. Always preoccupied with school or work, I would blaze by at (NOT 75 miles per hour) the legal speed limit, and very seldom did i stop to just bask in its sunshine. This trip wasn’t very different (we do have a baby who, after 4 days with Grandma, was starting to wear out his welcome!), but it was wonderful being back, even if just for a little while.

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la la land

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Driving through Camarillo,

you can actually SMELL the strawberry fields from the freeway.

Amazing!

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“Blue, you sit so pretty west of The 1…”

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The lovely Ventura Harbor.

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The best fish and chips, ever! Andria’s Seafood Restaurant at the Ventura Harbor.

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Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara

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