Central Coast cont

The next campground was lovely, backing onto a beach with the fattest squirrels we had ever seen. The whole of this area was occupied by the Spanish and a series of missions were set up along the coast road. We went to the continually occupied Mission in Santa Barbara, possibly the cleanest town in California. Caroline is currently reading a history book of the Spanish Inquisition and her book's details of the Spanish Inquisition did not match up to the Mission's statement of Franciscan Monks working alongside the Indians!!!

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Normally in darkness, the lights were turned off after the service just after taking this photo, so visitors don't often get to see it.