Thursday, January 19, 2012

Traveling Thursdays: More Mission Inn



Last week's tribute to The Mission Inn in Riverside, California was chock full-o-photos from the past. Today's post features photos from my first visit to this beautiful property back in 2006. As fortune would have it, my first visit was during the Christmas season.

This overhead shot is of the Spanish patio; what a beautiful setting for a romantic outdoor dinner.



For me, the International Rotunda was a photographer's dream come true. I could have shot an entire memory card on just this area alone.





Time for a colorful late night swim:



This section of the hotel is known as Author's Row; if I remember correctly, Pat & Richard Nixon spent their honeymoon here.



The Anton Clock tower shown here has five rotating symbols of California on a replica of a 1709 clock in Nuremberg, Germany:



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3 comments:

stu29573 said...

That is, quite possibly, the coolest clock I have ever seen.

JG said...

This place looks to be worth a special trip.

Thank You, Dave.

JG

Connie Moreno said...

Ha! We both did Mission Inn today! LOL! I keep telling myself that I need to go take the tour now that I have time on my hands.