Over a year of living in California and towards the last days of summer we finally went to the beach. I had dreams of blue waves softly caressing the white sand on a perfectly sunny day. Instead I got grey waters on a windy September evening. Capitola Beach was a pretty small beach. I come from Madras which has the Marina Beach, the second longest beach in the world so I might be a little spoiled. Or maybe I had high expectations for Capitola. None the less the beach was decent enough to last me till next summer.
There were quite a few restaurants around the beach. All that was very nice but I missed eating hot molaga bajjis and sundal on the beach. How can it be a beach without molaga bajji?! Americans are so weird, man.
The ratio of the beach size to the number of restaurants was like 1 : 8. We had dinner in a cute Jordanian falfalel place. Now that’s one thing I like about California – no matter where you go, you are never far away from a falafel.
I had the saltiest salted caramel ice cream at the Village Creamery, a must visit if you’re in the area. They have over seventy five flavors of ice cream! Say whaaatt!!
10 thoughts on “Beach day on labor day – Capitola Beach”
Food. I need me some good food. AND by the sea please?
That’s the dream, isn’t it?
oh come on! The greyness and cold weather is what makes northern California beaches stand out from the rest! That’s the beauty of them! :)
I might agree with that ’cause I have an itch to go back again!
Loved this! Beaches overseas have something v special though!
Beaches in general do :)
Such a beautiful place..and I agree that the No Cal beaches are so pretty because of the mist and grayness….
I know! This is the first time I’ve found beauty in grayness.
Great set of photos