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Welcome to Balboa, CA, Balboa Island, California

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 15th of December, 2008

Balboa is a tiny peninsula down in the heart of Southern California. All the old timers from So Cal live down there, mainly because it's so expensive and also because it's a calm place. It liiks like everyone is happy here. I love the place for Thanksgiving and to see all the funky decorations that people put outside their houses for Christmas.

Boating is also amazing in the clean, blue ocean all year. The Balboa Island Ferry is nice as well, that's the actual means of public transportation, really gives you a special feeling.

BTW, every other house has a USC flag... it's a big plus there!

 

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Joliet History

This city was crowned with the title of Joliet in the name of daughter of James B Campbell. They settled in this terrain in the year 1834 and until that decade, this terrain used to be referred as Juliet. In the year 1845, Juliet was finally transformed to Joliet when the city was officially incorporated in the year 1852. The city was actually found by Louis Joliet who was a French Canadian and the third son of the wagon maker publicly famous as Quebec. When he turned 21, he left his home town in France after his elder brother discovered Iroquois territory. When his brother had found the Iroquois territory, this inspired Quebec and he also... Read more »

 
 
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