Travel Blogs from Santa Monica, United States

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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 ...

Finally beach time!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Finally beach time!

A travel blog entry by dgs107

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... tired of being in the car - being in traffic - we were ready for some beach time - and with some additional patience and luck - Santa Monica and the beach arrives. Our hotel was just down from the pier - we got our room and then bathing suits - butts - ...

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 ...

'There's going to be a murder' - taggart style!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

'There's going to be a murder' - taggart style!

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... we had brought jackets!  Starline Tours run the service and we took advantage of two routes: The Yellow route covering Santa Monica Beach, Brentwood, Westwood and Beverly Hills, Red route covers Hollywood, Melrose (of Melrose Place fame) and West ...

Morning in Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Morning in Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by amynpete

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... belly being tickled and was wearing shades and pants stuffed with money like a stripper!). We took a stroll on the sea line back towards Santa Monica Pier, it was only when we got to the pier and went to put shoes back on that we realised our feet were ...

Yosemite Park até Los angeles, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Yosemite Park até Los angeles

A travel blog entry by dir.scheffer

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Beverly Hills ... that’s where I wanna be!!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Beverly Hills ... that’s where I wanna be!!

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

... We've had a great time riding the rails – what away to travel!  Our last destination was LA – more specifically Santa Monica, so we left San Diego at a more respectable 9.30am on the Pacific Surfliner No:769 from San Diego to Los ...

USA 2011, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

USA 2011

A travel blog entry by markvb3196

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... days of our trip so we could get around. We left there around 10am and made our way through the LA traffic on our way to Santa Monica. We arrived there around 11Am and checked  in to our room. We made our way out straight away and headed straight for ...

Christmas comes to LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Christmas comes to LA

A travel blog entry by caragh.waller

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Good sleep, body clocks online. Hearty breakfast (Hamo and Lachy are now 95% maple syrup) then into hire car, Googlemaps in hand, freeway spaghetti dead ahead, Caragh stressed out about reading directions, but Hamish confident he can step in as copilot ...

Am Strand von Santa Monica - Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Am Strand von Santa Monica - Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by theborksinusa

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... , wo wir direkt am Strand geparkt haben. Unser Auto stand dort ziemlich mittig zwischen dem großen Erlebnis-Pier von Santa Monica mit Achterbahn und Riesenrad im Norden und dem Venice Beach mit den vielen Sportlern, Geschäften und Kleinkünstlern im ...

SoCal Cruisin', Santa Monica, United States travel blog

SoCal Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by maxandross

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... when we returned to the car to find we had managed to acquire a $70 parking violation fine. Boo hiss. Venice and Santa Monica are a fitness fans paradise with plenty of on beach gym equipment, an amazing cycle track right down the coast and perfect ...

Amen to that!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Amen to that!

A travel blog entry by kartman

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... freeway travelling at 120kph while on the other side of the road there was six lanes of parking. The freeway took us right into Santa Monica and we only had to fight traffic for a kilometre or so. Our hotel decided to upgrade us to adjoining penthouses in ...

Hooray for Hollywood, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Hooray for Hollywood

A travel blog entry by caragh.waller

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... ! Nil workshop sightings. Must be well hidden. Picked up rental car, packed in bags and family. Checked into hotel right on Santa Monica pier. Just in time to take in sunset to the serenade of little mermaid theme songs from local busker who specialises ...

Baked Beans and Black Pudding ... Heaven!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Baked Beans and Black Pudding ... Heaven!

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... ’s mind she suddenly perked up and we decided that even though the weather was still terrible we should have a walk along Santa Monica beach down to Venice Beach ... the freezing cold blustery air did wonders for Annabelle’s head cold. When ...

As the Tide Turns, a tale by Lachlan Waller, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

As the Tide Turns, a tale by Lachlan Waller

A travel blog entry by caragh.waller

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These are all the photos taken by your favourite person in the world, Lachlan :) ...

USA 2011, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

USA 2011

A travel blog entry by markvb3196

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... through there. We decided we would grab a bite to eat while we were here at the same time as the kids wanted to go down to the Santa Monica Pier when we got back. We made our way home and called in to the Pier, when we got there it was closed the kids ...

This is the beginning..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

This is the beginning...

A travel blog entry by stanvan

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... or the ...

Day One Hundred & Forty Four: Livin With The Stars, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day One Hundred & Forty Four: Livin With The Stars

A travel blog entry by emmahannahmilla

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... counter' been less appropriate!) Understandably, it was sweet relief to arrive at our hostel that was located in the heart of Santa Monica. Determined to conquer our jet lag, Han and I were up and out wanting to explore our new surroundings. We saw ...

Off to Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Off to Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by strife-13

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... in - sooooooo nice. We were upgraded (there goes my flight upgrade) to a king room with an ocean view. This includes a view of the Santa Monica pier of course. There is a run down dump of a hotel next to ours called Hotel California. Is it THE Hotel ...

RollersKate, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

RollersKate

A travel blog entry by edwardsroadtrip

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... weeks into our trip and as much as I miss home, I now know that I could live in the States - now that I've discovered California and more specifically, Santa Monica.  Being a big fan of American punk, most of my favourite bands come from this neck of ...

Day 21 #lastday, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 21 #lastday

A travel blog entry by agnesalex

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... weiter Richtung Downtown, wo wir die Walt Disney Philharmonie bestaunten. Mittags zog es uns zum Strand. Wir entspannten uns in Santa Monica, schlenderten über den Pier und aßen leckere "Churros". Ein kurzer Boxenstopp brachte uns nach Venice ...

X-Mas with wonderful friends, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

X-Mas with wonderful friends

A travel blog entry by seaplaneadvent

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Today we will fly to Santa Monica to visit friends of Patrick's. Greg and Cathryn pick us up and we will stay with them in their lovely home in Venice.  Christmas Eve is spent by the fire with good wine, good food and great friends.   ...

Day 3 - Fun on the Pier, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Fun on the Pier

A travel blog entry by scottiebigtrip

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... sat on a chair, awesome, and then played some Pac Man and epic old fashioned games at a bargain price! Really loved Santa Monica, beautiful and clean with palm trees everywhere. Lots of people doing fitness activities everywhere and incredible fast and ...

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