Travel Blogs from Santa Monica (2), United States

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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I slept in for the first time on my trip.  It was nice to sleep in a comfy bed. I drove to Santa Monica National Recreation Area.  There I drove along the coast on the Pacific Highway.  In Malibu I got off and walked the Malibu Pier and ...

Fun in LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Fun in LA

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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13.4.2010 Santa Monica Pier has some interesting attractions, a trapeze school and Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Store, among them. It was a crisp sunny morning when we walked along Muscle Beach and the Pier. The amusement park section was not open until ...

Rags and riches to a little celebrity spotting, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Rags and riches to a little celebrity spotting

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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After our short departure from the United States we were ready and charged up to tackle the great state of California. Of all our time in the US we decided to spend most of our time in California for the simple reason that it has so much diversity from ...

Los Angeles and all it has to offer?!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Los Angeles and all it has to offer?!

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... whilst watching the surfers on Malibu beach was just enough to warm the body and soul before we carried on south and arrived in Santa Monica in damp, misty fog. August is clearly not the time to visit the California coast. Determined not to be outdone by ...

Last day in LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Last day in LA

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... the beach, but minus the beautiful bodies.  In general we have been surprised by how un-worked-out and fit the people in Santa Monica are and how normal everyone looks.  Having said that we have seen a good few Californian nutters as well: ...

Independence Day, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Independence Day

A travel blog entry by thelees

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(see pics and Inglewood ...

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

A travel blog entry by divokyzapadjaz

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... nejzajímavější část. Spočítali jsem drobáky v peněžence a šli zas o kus dále :o) I v Santa Monice to není také ráj pro české našince, ale už se občas něco našlo. ...

Reservation for Woodie, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Reservation for Woodie

A travel blog entry by woodiestavern

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... funky cheese that they put on things over here... its scary...   We left San Fran at 8am from our hotel and arrived in Santa Monica at 9.40pm. It should only take around 6 and a half hours but we stopped so many times for photos and food and to ...

LA - El Paso, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA - El Paso

A travel blog entry by fiscarlos

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After being with Joe and his roommates did I decide to try to go to New Orleans. It took me a lot of time with pubilc transportaion just to get out of LA - so I ended up with taking a train the last way to San Bernardino. It was kind of late when I got ...

Jet Lagged in Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Jet Lagged in Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by dmoar

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... us park and we headed straight down Santa Monica Boulevard to the beach on the no.1 Big Blue Bus. We browsed Santa Monica Pier for a while watching the pelicans and dolphins feed on enormous schools of sardines. However, the bikes beckoned and for ...

Where the Art meets the Sea!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Where the Art meets the Sea!

A travel blog entry by amanda.gwillim

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                SANTA MONICA AND VENICE BEACH!           I stayed on 2nd Street at a hostel called HI (Hostelling International) This was a nice place however everyone kept to themselves ...

Old friends, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Old friends

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

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... trip - now we'll see how long it takes us to head up the coast, turn east, and wend our way home! ***** June 1st, Santa Monica, CA at Mary and Murray's We arrived yesterday at Mary and Murray's - our dear friends from Post Mills who have moved ...

George Clooney........I know where you live......., Santa Monica, Los Angeles, United States travel blog

George Clooney........I know where you live.......

A travel blog entry by nickyfinn

... and comfy and not a hostel.....but the best is yet to come....oh yes, bring it on........ I have one more night at Santa Monica, then I am changing hotels and off to Beverley Hills.......I still cant believe I am staying in the Regent Beverley ...

Santa Monica LA Day 1, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica LA Day 1

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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Got up after being woken by a Helicopter hovering outside our window try to lift something the helicopter was there for like 20mins right outside our window I loved it. Enjoyed a really good continental breakfast at our hostel then made our way down to ...

Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by th0rped042

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... joined back up to the 101, and then back to the 1 around Oxnard. We then followed the 1 down through Malibu, and into Santa Monica. We're staying at the Travelodge here. Got the "Honeymoon Suite." Basically the same budget room as all the rest, but it ...

Venice Beach & Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Venice Beach & Santa Monica Pier

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... there & back again, stopping for a large piece of pizza ($2.75 cheap!) before heading back to our truck. The next stop was Santa Monica Pier, which was pretty cool, although the little fun park there wasn't open. We got some nice views of the beach, ...

Santa Barbra to Santa Monica LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Barbra to Santa Monica LA

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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Checked out of hostel then spent morning walking round harbour then went to get Greyhound bus to L.A this turned out to be the Nightmare Journey of all the horrible greyhound journeys 'long story short' we turned up 1 hour before bus was due to depart ...

Raratonga, Cook Islands, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Raratonga, Cook Islands

A travel blog entry by robonz

Wow, had a bit of a flash flood this morning. Was planning to hire a bike along the cycle path but the bad weather stopped that. I'm flying to Raratonga in the Cook Islands tomorrow night from L.A. So I hope to do lots of snorkeling, cycling and ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by robonz

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I'm now here in sunny Santa Monita staying at the HI. I'm in the Santa Monica library as it gives 1.5 hours of free internet per day. A lot cheaper than $2 for 20 mins at the HI. Looks like I wont be able to upload any photos here, can't at the HI ...

Highway 1 to LA/Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Highway 1 to LA/Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by fiscarlos

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... - I was totally wasted. The next day I called a guy (Joe) that I had found on HC, he lived with 2 other roommates in Santa Monica. The fact that I were only 19 became once again an issue - because Joe was a really party-animal - and it made some ...

Santa Monica And Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica And Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by karenandbobby

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Pics from Santa Monica and Venice ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow

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It is the Labour Day public holiday so lots of traffic on the roads. The drive from San Luis Obispo to Santa Monica was mainly Highway driving. Some of the houses were incredible to look at, though. They seem to get more elaborate as we drove towards ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by steveandshaz

... gathered to the hostel without having to lug it on the bus. The hostel was clean with good facilities but just lacked atmosphere. Santa Monica itself was really nice. Its a good place to people watch down on the beach. All sorts of things going on ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by rodandshannon

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... during the "ads" though we didn't ask him any. After a meal on the lovely Third Street Promenade, we watched a beautiful sunset over Santa Monica Bay. Now it's an early start tomorrow to board Amtrak for the trek north. Better haul out our ...

First Day away, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

First Day away

A travel blog entry by pasher

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Wake up in USA for first time, bit cloudy. I went for a walk down to Venice beach, ecclectic is the kindest word for Venice waking up.  The RV park had drifters, campers and the surf school setting up.  Picked up some ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... margaritas on the balcony at the Georgian before retiring to my room to update journal and write postcards. I’m really enjoying Santa Monica – I haven’t felt this relaxed since I started my holidays. December 16 Woke up at 6am – ...

A Quickie in LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

A Quickie in LA

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... 8217; perspective, this appears to be very much a layered society and those at the bottom are almost invisible to those walking by. Santa Monica beach is really wide and the water looked decidedly cold – it didn’t stop the kids on Summer Camp ...

The Getty , no not really., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The Getty , no not really.

A travel blog entry by ivealis

Mom's here and we're going to have a good ...

venice beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

venice beach

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb

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... ups and sh*t. everyone was clearly impressed with us, even if they made it seem like they weren't checking us out at all. hit the santa monica mall. bus to LA downtown, got a greyhound bus to san diego to catch up with a mate's bro (dan kellett). went to ...

LA, LA, United States travel blog

LA

A travel blog entry by alainaandmike

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After being awake for 25 hours we arrivd in our hostel in LA. We went looking for a bottle shop, so we stopped a lady in the street and asked if she knew where the bottle shop was but for some reason she couldn't understand us and kept repeating to ...

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