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10 for the Road
Just back from
to the online home of travel columnist Donald D. Groff, who has
dispensed advice and stories since 1988 in such publications as the Philadelphia Inquirer,
the Newark Star-Ledger, The Kansas City Star, Newsday, Salon, Condé Nast Traveler, Consumer Reports
Travel Letter, The Boston Globe, and Endless Vacation magazine.
from . . .
All photos ©Donald D. Groff except as
Saturday morning volleyball, Hermosa Beach
on weekdays, the action starts early on Hermosa Beach's beachfront path --
bikers, joggers, skateboarders, bladers, seniors assisted by rolling
walkers. Volleyball players stake out their nets, surfers cross the sand
heading for the low waves. On the quarter-mile pier, fisherman scavenge
mussels from the pilings to use as bait. On the Strand, breakfast awaits
both early risers and late sleepers.
The Strand, where Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach
Maine; Georgia kangaroos;
93 memorial; Atlanta; Nicaragua;