Point Loma, a penninsula jutting into the Pacific Ocean, contains a variety of natural and manmade fascinations.
Whales migrate past this point to the warm waters of Baja. You can see a whalebone skeleton when you visit (Cabrillo National Park).
A lighthouse sits atop the 400-foot cliff, amid the sage and prickly pear and chaparral.
In the1800s, the light guided whaling ships to safety.
Fast forward to the 20th Century, and this spit of land became the first line of defense for the West Coast during WWII.
Tidepools and sandstone cliffs line the base the of the cliffs.
Standing on the edge of the ocean, you are part of the landscape, part of the whaling history, part of the efforts of a nation to remain free, part of the place that lights the night and protects against shipwreck. This beautiful juxtaposition of nature and man’s successful attempts to cope with darkness are an ideal place to celebrate a wedding anniversary.
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