"I went down to Santa Monica and walked by the ocean"

A popular place to holiday and catch the rays, the city of Santa Monica sees its fair share of sunshine throughout the year and is bordered on three sides by Los Angeles.

Santa Monica, looking from the pier
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The Santa Monica Pier still boasts a carousel from 1922, complete with 44 hand-carved horses and since rebuilt (in 1990) in the Looff Hippodrome.

The pier now also has a Ferris wheel, aquarium and arcade,as well as shops of course and restaurants.