Last week my family and I traveled to Los Angeles for many reasons, but one was to continue our goal of visiting the California Missions. This year we explored San Gabriel Mission. Each one has its own charm and interest and I’ve been enjoying photographing the unique and visual details.
Some of the interesting features of San Gabriel is the very large Jesus on the cross surrounded by beautiful foliage, a varied cacti garden, wall mural, and lifelike dollhouse-sized sculptures of all the missions. I learned that this one was home to the very first orange trees in California. If you haven’t been to a mission before, you should take a day trip. They are quiet, peaceful, and full of history.
To see the photos from Old Mission San Juan Bautista click HERE.