Travel Blogs from Santa Monica, United States

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Memory lane..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Memory lane...

A travel blog entry by mercerballs

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... ;  On Monday Larry took us on a great mini-hike in the Will Rogers State Park which is in the Santa Monica Mountains. I think Sally particularly appreciated being in the country - rather than the urban sprawl. We saw lots of wildlife - ...

Sunny Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Sunny Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by mattandnic

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... go in most shops once over an entire day) we drove closer to LA and took a detour to our penultimate hotel in Santa Monica. Blessed with the continuing excellent southern California weather we parked up right next to the pier and went to explore. Santa ...

Around Santa Monica in 80 cocktails, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Around Santa Monica in 80 cocktails

A travel blog entry by ludders

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... 'd often see people on muscle beach working out, or people roller blading with their dog or pushchair. A different world! Anyway back in Santa Monica after our action-packed day we spent the rest of our time chilling out. When we did have our beach day ...

Hollywood and Farewell Sally, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Hollywood and Farewell Sally

A travel blog entry by mercerballs

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*sniff* Following a bit of a tearful goodbye at LAX, Sally's just taken to the skies in the safe hands of BA (fingers crossed) for her flight back to London. For me it's onward to New Orleans for the Rotary Convention...and then to Atlanta to meet my Mum ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by ajbatty

... and beach. We dumped our bags first (being too early to check in), got some lunch, returned and then headed to the beach. Santa Monica beach was massive - stretching as far as you could see in either direction and a good 1/4 mile back from the sea. We ...

Quick visit Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Quick visit Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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We drove out to the slightly more down to earth Santa Monica and found a really cool, buzzing beachfront city with street entertainers, music, bars, eateries and the longest sandy beach ...

LA Is Massive, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA Is Massive

A travel blog entry by jason152z

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... note its surroundings lacked the 'face lickers'; of course, it's LA so we saw a few but their numbers dwindled in comparison. Santa Monica is like a little town on the coast with shopping areas, cafes and bars. Hollywood is fake, it's an area created for ...

Winnebago Brave 23RC 23ft (ONLY 24k Miles) $9750, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Winnebago Brave 23RC 23ft (ONLY 24k Miles) $9750

A travel blog entry by keith_mason51

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Hi, I am selling my Winnebago Brave 23RC Class 'A' Motorhome. Just had a tune up, and new rear brakes fitted (receipts available). Is in very good condition for year  1 large side awning  GPS  Toilet / Shower room  Kitchen with gas hobs / oven  ...

Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by just_wandering

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This has to be my favourite place to stay in California. Today I went down the path that runs along the back of the wide beach for mile after mile. There are a couple of boardwalks that run from the path across the beach to not far from the water's edge. ...

Santa Monica by night, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica by night

A travel blog entry by amynpete

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Raki had been talking to someone in Seattle who was from Santa Monica and they'd suggested a Mexican place to eat that was really close to our hotel so we took a walk along the promenade past the pier and up into the town centre. The beach was really ...

Jul 01, 2016, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Jul 01, 2016

A travel blog entry by dgs107

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Auf auf zu neuen Ufern :), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Auf auf zu neuen Ufern :)

A travel blog entry by doerty_die

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... ist soweit. die fast 7 wochen in den usa sind vorbei und es wird zeit zu neuen ufern aufzubrechen... mein letzter stop in santa monica war ganz nett. schöne gegend hier. palmen, strand, häuser. aber eigentllich mache ich hier nicht mehr wirklich viel, ...

Rodeo Drive and the California Coast, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Rodeo Drive and the California Coast

A travel blog entry by gregjul

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... down Venice Beach Boulevard to the long awaited and anticipated Venice Beach.  We were deciding whether we should walk from here to Santa Monica pier or whether hiring bikes and riding this route would be better.  In the end we decided to do the ...

Die letzten Tage in Amerika, Santa Monica, USA travel blog

Die letzten Tage in Amerika

A travel blog entry by katifabian

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... , Sportverrückte,Künstler,Musiker und Obdachlose verbringen den ganzen Tag in der wohl bekanntesten Gegend hier in Santa Monica, am Venice Beach! Auch Muscle Beach genannt in Anlehnung an Arnold Schwarzenegger, der in seiner anfänglichen ...

Nov. 11 Update - On the Pier!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Nov. 11 Update - On the Pier!

A travel blog entry by jimmoseley

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... it goes all the way to the Santa Monica Pier (changing names along the way to Colorado Blvd, Huntington, Broadway, Sunset Blvd, then Santa Monica Blvd. Our route was true to the original Road and kept us off the freeways completely.  This Route 66 ...

Praise

Praise "G-Bus"

A travel blog entry by amynpete

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... to our destination assisted by the trusty Sat-Nav (here on in referred to as Deidra). Now writing this sat in our hotel, overlooking Santa Monica beach. We're going to freshen up then hit Santa Monica for some chow... See you later! Pete Oh, and the ...

LA - The busiest boring place!, LA - Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA - The busiest boring place!

A travel blog entry by richarddward

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... check the name of the hostel as i left the next day but yes it did say "Youth...." After a morning walking down from Santa Monica exploring i found my way to Venice and Muscle beaches. Both were quite nice and with it being the weekend quite busy. ...

Hello LA - it's been a while!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Hello LA - it's been a while!

A travel blog entry by mercerballs

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... Beach this morning before any of the body builders were up; and have wandered along the very civilised Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica this afternoon. Lunch was yummy Japanese - very appropriate as when I arrived in '92 I ate my first tempura and ...

A Great Day Out And More, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

A Great Day Out And More

A travel blog entry by champa

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Los Angeles - almost the last major city on our travels. As with all cities, driving around with a motor-home is a challenge, not so much for the driving itself.  Chad is very experienced and cool in difficult situations.  The wide roads and ...

A long travel to Cuba, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

A long travel to Cuba

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... way to Havana, I had to go through immigration and customs in the US, although I didn’t want to enter the United States this time. I had thought that I could simply go to the in-transit-area without going through the time-consuming immigration and ...

The Waiting is the Hardest Part! (Evan), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The Waiting is the Hardest Part! (Evan)

A travel blog entry by ewbarr

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Happy 4th of July!  As I sit here in our West Los Angeles apartment listening to the fireworks in the distance, it seems like a fitting time to declare my independence by announcing my upcoming adventures in Central and South America. My ...

so much to do, so doing nothing (Sophie), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

so much to do, so doing nothing (Sophie)

A travel blog entry by ewbarr

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We leave in four days… four days!  Evan is in Montana right now hanging out with his momma and her boyfriend’s family, and I just arrived back home after a few days of visiting my parents.  I can’t help but ...

Preparation station (Sophie and Evan), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Preparation station (Sophie and Evan)

A travel blog entry by ewbarr

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Sophie: I am choosing the homeopathic way of the medicine world, I have since I was four years old and I'm 23 now so 19 years of health seems to point to success... I am fully stocked with homeopathic droppers, pills, packets of my entire ...

Santa Monica pier and Malls plus the police!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica pier and Malls plus the police!

A travel blog entry by lynneanddave

Walked to Santa Monica - a little more comfortable than the bike ride earlier in the week, visited the peir a little like Brighton or Blackpool but with sunshine. Went shopiing in the Malls and listened to Santana alike group playing in the streets. ...

LA Confidential, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA Confidential

A travel blog entry by fullcycle

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... to their limit, David Hasselhoff preened his chest hair and far too many people tried to drown themselves per episode, I wonder why? Santa Monica is a fairly laid back place, most people take a stroll along Third Steet Boulevard checking out the shops or ...

A Relaxing Send Off, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

A Relaxing Send Off

A travel blog entry by tofor85

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... . Soft sand, small waves, great views. The four of us started at the pier, then made the walk along the beachfront towards Santa Monica. On the way, we dodged all sorts of seedy market place vendors and characters. There was a brief stop off at Muscle ...

Santa, Santa, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa, Santa

A travel blog entry by just_wandering

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... . 26psi for each wheel is some way below the manufacturer's recommendation of 30. I managed to find the Hertz depot in Santa Monica a few minutes before it closed. This wasn't helped by the most perplexing petrol station, cash only and pay before you ...

USA 2011, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

USA 2011

A travel blog entry by markvb3196

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... Men but we didn't get to. The tour went for about 2hrs and we learnt quiet a bit from this tour. We made our way back down to Santa Monica and went out on to the Pier, seeing the kids didn't get to last night as it was closed. They went on a couple ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

A travel blog entry by ajbatty

... and rounded off a good day. On walking home, a drunk actually sprawled right across the pavement proved that even swanky Santa Monica wasn't immune to America's ubiquitous tramps! Before leaving LA, we should note two minor brushes with celebrity while ...

L.A. Inconsequential, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

L.A. Inconsequential

A travel blog entry by holliday

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After yet more driving, we found ourselves in Santa Monica, staying with a friend of mine named David. I've only actually met him once before, the first time I was in Vegas, and this lack of knowledge about my real character meant that he was more than ...

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