Elena Bowes

New York-London design & culture writer of a certain vintage looking for meaning and wholeness in life

Surfin’ USA

September 3rd, 2014
Hermosa and Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles
Wanderings

This summer I visited lots of stunning beaches. As far as surfing goes, I’d have to agree with the Beach Boys, Californi-a is the place to be. Everybody’s gone Surfin’, Surfin’ USA.

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Kids learn to surf,

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 while grown-ups learn to wait.

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Manhattan Beach is ideal for the physically inclined and the neon attuned.

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His…

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and hers…

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Age is just a number here.

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For those who are better at relaxing and admiring their pedicures,

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there’s plenty to gaze at…

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Best of all, this peninsula of endless beaches and hidden coves offers really good photo opps for the groomed blogger.

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September, 2014