Sunset Beach to San Clemente

The days are taking on a different pattern now: less fog in the morning, nice and clear, and really hot by 11am.  We set off along the path to Huntington Beach.
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On the way, we meet and chat to another cyclist.  We pause in HB itself to exchange details and have a drink.  It’s really warming up now.
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Eventually we reach Newport Beach, which seems to be a rich little town, boasting a Maserati dealership.  We stop for lunch at a Ruby’s diner.  Apparently, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governator, passed a law which requires restaurants to say how many calories there are in their dishes.  It’s distressing, really.  You should have seen the milkshakes, some were 1500 calories all by themselves.
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On we go, over a headland, past a beach, over a headland, past a beach.
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It’s hotter than the hobs of hell now.  Here’s a photo Diane took be accident when we stopped for a breather and a cool down.
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When we arrive in San Clemente, we’re staying in a nice motel again.  We have a beer to celebrate.
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Diane is very happy to have a glass to drink it out of.  When we camp, we drink it from cups or the bottles.
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Spiffing.  Off to Carlsbad tomorrow.

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