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    Trek Up The Hills

    by lmkluque Updated Aug 22, 2014

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    It was slow going and difficult for me, but I did walk up these hilly streets to get another view of this section of the town. Lots of restaurants offered everything from pizza slices, ordered through a window, for those sandy footed, bathingsuit clad patrons who just wanted a quick bite to eat, to the more expensive, "no shirts, no shoes, no service" type restaurants which offer gourmet meals on linen covered tables with china and crystal settings.

    I found a small grocery store up the street as well as a furniture store which I thought at the time, wouldn't appeal to a vacationer. There were other shops of interest, but I mostly noticed the variety of restaurants.


    This time I did not walk up or down these hills. I just kept driving around until I found a good parking spot, which I did. The lot I parked in before was closed because of a "Smart Car" event. I guess anyone who wanted to test the "Smart Car" could. If they had allowed me to park I might have tried it. But they wouldn't so I didn't.

    The Point of this tip is that Manhattan Beach is a very hilly place! If you have any walking issues at all this might not be good for you, unless, like me you just want to spend time at the beach area about the Pier.

    The Hills of Manhattan Beach
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    Volleyball in Manhattan Beach

    by jrjohnson Written Nov 2, 2002

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    Play volleyball in the sand. Many believe that Manhattan Beach is the birthplace of beach volleyball. If you visit you should attempt to play sport. Once you try to move in the deep sand here in Manhattan you will have new found respect for the pros which make this sport look so easy.

    Volleyball and Pier in Manhattan Beach
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    Surfers showing their stuff at Manhattan Beach.

    by Waalewiener Written Aug 25, 2004

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    Great surfing can be seen in the Ocean at Manhattan Beach .There has to be some decent wave action to see a good surf.

    Surfer in Manhattan Beach.

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    Typical Day

    by jrjohnson Written Nov 2, 2002

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    Enjoy the nice weather. Below is picture I took outside of my friend's house on Marine street on a typical day. Not bad huh?

    Typical Manhattan Day
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