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A Public Thank You

We here at the Rancho Ortega Blog want to thank the kind folks at Rancho Mission Viejo Company.  In an act of generosity, they invited yours truly out for a private tour of Rancho Mission Viejo.  We visited a number of areas on the Ranch and talked a lot about the history of the Ranch and South Orange County generally.  As you can see from the images below, visiting some of these private spaces on the Ranch is a breath-taking experience.  We’ve written before about the respect that the people of Rancho Mission Viejo have for their land, and that respect is abundantly evident in person.  In any event, several people took time out of their busy day to meet and talk with us, and we are flattered and grateful.  Thank you for your time and hospitality.

The stunning ridges and valleys of Rancho Mission Viejo (photo: Rancho Ortega Blog)

A reminder that Rancho Mission Viejo is and will remain a working ranch (photo: Rancho Ortega Blog)

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