More about The Fragrance of Violets setting: Orange County, California.
It comprises 3.17 million people in thirty-four incorporated cities. It’s known for its theme sparks, Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. Besides beaches, the county’s piers and harbors (like Newport Beach and Balboa) are renowned. There’s the historic San Juan Capistrano Mission. Nature lovers will enjoy canyons and large rural parks for hiking and play.
In The Fragrance of Violets, we visit several of the thirty-four cities: Dana Point, Irvine, Santa Ana, Coto de Caza, Laguna, and outside of Orange County, we briefly go to Palm Springs.
Here’s a photo tour of some of the locations.
Cota de Caza
Another popular pastime in Orange County is visiting its many shopping malls. We visit two in The Fragrance of Violets: The Irvine Spectrum and South Coast Plaza. (Our shopping centers like their merry-go-rounds.)
It’s also known for its packed freeways. Oy! Of course, we in Orange County believe Los Angeles County freeways are worse.
But who can deny the beauty of the Southern California sunset?
Have you visited Orange County? What was your favorite part? If you haven’t visited, what would you most like to see?
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