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Image from page 265 of “The 1910 trip of the H.M.M.B.A. to California and the Pacific coast” (1911)
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Title: The 1910 trip of the H.M.M.B.A. to California and the Pacific coast
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: James, George Wharton, 1858-1923
Subjects: Hotel Men’s Mutual Benefit Association Hotels
Publisher: San Francisco, Press of Bolte & Braden company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ng air of PacificGrove within a few hours, enjoying on their journey the ride through acountry offering a constantly-changing picture of valley and mountain, forestand meadow, orchard and ranch life. To them Pacific (irove jjrovides a 200 THE 1910 TRIP OF THE H. M. M. B. A. complete change of air and scenery, and is therefore a most pleasant placefor vacations. The charm of the mountains, the beauty of the pine forestunite with the pleasures of the sea, and one can indulge his fancy for recrea-tion of every sort without great trouble or expense. Possessing as it does the finest all-the-year-round climate in the State,free from the chill of the interior, nestling in the pines and facing one of themost beautiful bays in the world. Pacific Grove is an ideal place to live. Pacific Grove takes its name from the forest of virgin pines and oaksin which it is located, while about it on every side is the sea. This oceanenvironment accounts for the phenomenal climate—mild without variation. m
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Pacific Grove Hotel is a comfortable and liomelike liotel under tlie same management as Hotel Del Monte. and yet tonic with the salt of the sea and the balsam of the pines, whichsaves it from the languid element which commonly marks even climates. Not enough rain falls in the winter to interfere with out-door life. Frostis rarelv seen. erdure appears with the first rains. There is a carpet ofgreen al! the winter, and wild flowers spring in profusion. Pacific Grove isthe natural home of all varieties of cultivated flowers and plants, especiallythe more delicate varieties—nasturtiums, fuchsias, heliotrope and callas,which flourish and bloom best in the winter. The summer is very pleasantand the Grove is the place to come for cool refreshing sea air, and exemptionfrom heat and dust. For those who live in the interior of CaHfornia, or TO CALIFDRXIA AXD THE PACIFIC COAST 2fil Eastern people seeking sucli advantages, the winter is really the mostpleasant portion of the year. The atmosphe
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