Since it's clear our travel posts are going to be the norm for a while (must be this dismal weather that has us in the mood for warmer locales!), we've decided to give them a name -- On the road with Gerald & Joan! This week we're headed back to Southern California and the South Bay area to hang out in Manhattan Beach. When people tell us they dislike California, we know they haven't been to Manhattan. It is So Cal at its best -- beautiful beaches, quaint shops and awesome food. It's also the volleyball capital of the world, so you can work off those nachos or pancakes and stay out of the cold water! If you aren't into volleyball or surfing, you can also rent bikes or just take a walk on the beach or the Strand. When you're in Manhattan Beach, you want to be outside, and walking is pure joy. Manhattan is that sort of place that gets into your system pretty quickly. Before you know it, you're donning your flip flops, sunglasses and hoodies just like the locals, and you don't ever want to leave.
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