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By Nathalie Taylor
Special to the Village News 

Escape to the inspiring and captivating Mission Inn!


Last updated 1/16/2019 at 11:52am

Nathalie Taylor photos

Moorish architecture lends an Old World feel to the Mission Inn.

"The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express."

-- Francis Bacon

Imagine sitting in a 100-year-old patio courtyard surrounded by vibrant red bougainvillea twining and twirling around static iron balconies. You look up and see a Della Robbia-style Madonna and Child plaque on a high Moorish-type wall with a thousand intricate curves. Red Spanish tile walkways show slight dips from a hundred years of footfall. Twittering birds flit to a fountain trickling small streams of water to separate basins. Does this sound like a peaceful, somewhat exotic destination? Does it make you...

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