Travel Blogs from Santa Monica, United States

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

Santa Monica - Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by andytolley

... reside. They were tame in terms off beauty but were absolutely rammed with watercolour wielding Warhol wannabes.  We skated back up to Santa Monica and by three we had walked 16 blocks to find an American institution - Taco Bell. It's a fast food ...

When the sun comes up on Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

When the sun comes up on Santa Monica Blvd

A travel blog entry by r_wethereyet

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... ;which was used in the movie "The Sting" with Paul Newman and Robert Redford.  Now for a fashion update, the Californians in Santa Monica are exactly as I imagined, attractive, fit, tanned and happy. The dress is of course summer wear with soft ...

Santa Monica & Malibu (Day 2), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica & Malibu (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by woodsy79

... ,we went all the way to Zuma beach and got out and took some photo's. I wasn't that impressed with it compared to Venice or Santa monica, after we headed for the pier but when we got there decided just to go back to Santa monica as all these beaches look ...

Frankly Speaking

Frankly Speaking "Goodbye California"

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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It's my last day ... ... with the lovely Sarah Dinneen ... in Santa Monica ... in LA ... in California ... in the United States of America ... on the North American Continent Yep, I leave this part of my trip behind today and fly south towards ...

Kicks on Route 66, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Kicks on Route 66

A travel blog entry by edwardsroadtrip

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... we got off the freeway things got a bit easier. Driving in LA may not be for the faint hearted, but cruising down Santa Monica Boulevard, past the Hollywood sign and through Beverley Hills with the windows down in the sun is undeniably pretty ...

Santa Monica (Day 1), Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by woodsy79

... car rentals next door to the hostel and got ourselves a Toyota Camry for 5 days. We setup the sat nav and we were off to Santa Monica heading for the HI hostel. I parked the car and we walked back to the hostel and luckily for us they had 2 beds ...

santa monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

santa monica

A travel blog entry by allysonlewin

to be ...

Riding the bus with Jesus, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Riding the bus with Jesus

A travel blog entry by mel-and-emma

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... and sunglasses. Four and a half months of no winter makes arriving in 18oC so cold! So there is only one thing for it: shopping! Santa Monica is a beautiful town (ok, I’ll call it a town but it’s more like a city!) with a Lexus here, a BMW ...

We went to see the show No No Boy, Santa Monica (2), United States travel blog

We went to see the show No No Boy

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... serve in the armed forces of the United States on combat duty wherever ordered?" "Will you swear unqualified allegiance to the United States of America and faithfully defend the United States from any or all attack by foreign or domestic forces, and ...

The Dark Knight Rises, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The Dark Knight Rises

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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... well as a look through the gift shop ... a great selection of books ... and we leave the film crews behind to head back to Santa Monica.     p.s. As much as I tried to spy, there was no sighting of Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Morgan ...

Shipwrecked on a bus!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Shipwrecked on a bus!

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

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... ! God I'm pathetic! After a long (hour and a half) express bus ride through town and the burbs we make it to beautiful Santa Monica and the hostel. I'm impressed with what greats me ... LA doesn't look so bad after all! It's a low key night ... food ...

Hollywood done and dusted and last days at the Bay, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Hollywood done and dusted and last days at the Bay

A travel blog entry by emfairweather

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... 8230;” etc etc. Anyway, the pictures speak for themselves. After a quick dinner at a nearby restaurant (loving clam chowders in Santa Monica!) my new French friend Diana asked me to go out for a drink, so we asked reception for a bar recommendation ...

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

SF to Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by dundon_family

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... so and made it to the hotel in Santa Monica only around 6pm. Nice place. We did manage to have a walk down to the famous Santa Monica pier and a bit of a stroll around before an early night watching the Olympics in the hotel. No real pictures - who ...

Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by verofred

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... aufm weg delphine gesehen...also nicht aufm weg ;-) aber 20 meter vom strand entfernt in mitten von den surfern ;-))) so cool !! Beim santa monica pier ist auch gleich muscle beach ;-)) sehr coole geräte am strand um sich fit zu halten...waren ...

Squirrels by the Bay!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Squirrels by the Bay!

A travel blog entry by emfairweather

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... ! ANYWAY speaking of… Would you believe, I find this hilarious… the very first photo I took in America, in Santa Monica, a beautiful coastal town - was of a very iconic….. SQUIRREL. I couldn’t stop laughing when I took it, I was ...

Day at the Beach - Santa Monica & Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day at the Beach - Santa Monica & Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by dundon_family

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Hot and sunny at last! We've been waiting since the start of summer for a day like this and had to travel 11,500km to get there. After the days in the cities, the "Ava strikes" and the double decker tour buses, it was great to just go down to the beach ...

Tour de Venice Beach to Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Tour de Venice Beach to Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by lloydsletloose

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... of the mother road, who'd have thought we would have finished the trail on push bikes, photo stop and congratulatory drink along the Santa Monica pier were in order. One half of the pier was packed with screaming rides and kids at the fun fair, the ...

Pampered..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Pampered...

A travel blog entry by gypsytour

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... ;(whisked away and) treated to an afternoon of complete decadence by the "grandparents" - massages at Burke Williams Spa in Santa Monica then a stroll down "The Promenade" for the street shows and people-watching that is unique to the city. Before ...

The end bit wot wouldn't post, Santa Monica , United States travel blog

The end bit wot wouldn't post

A travel blog entry by tombombidil

Saw a sight for saw eyes when I got back to the airport - an Air NZ plane all done up with The Hobbit look..Security at the airports is still a big thing, shoes off, belt off, had to show my passport, do a ballet pose for another scan and still had a ...

Day 133 - Santa Monica to Venice beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 133 - Santa Monica to Venice beach

A travel blog entry by jayandbob

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... 45-50 minutes getting there, along the way we drove past Beverly Hills and Rodeo drive. Once we got off we headed straight down to Santa Monica pier for a look around, they had a small theme park with a few rides and a trapeze for anyone who wants to try ...

Here in LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Here in LA

A travel blog entry by whereisphoebe

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We have just arrived in LA!!!! About to go get our bags and head down to our apartment in Santa ...

Mi, you'd have been proud of me!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Mi, you'd have been proud of me!

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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... " atmosphere.... the strong waves and heavy fog created quite an eerie atmosphere. It is definitely very different than the standard Santa Monica Pier atmosphere. We had dinner at The Lobster restaurant, which is just at the Pier. Doesn't the name of the ...

We have a new car... but I miss Andy!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

We have a new car... but I miss Andy!

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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Our first task of the day was to get a new rental car. We'd initially thought that we'd be perfectly fine with a mid-sized car. However, having taken all our stuff out of Andy and actually looking at the heap of stuff we have..... we had to upgrade to a ...

Universal Studios, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Universal Studios

A travel blog entry by whereisphoebe

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Today we spent the day at UNIVERSAL STUDIOS. It was so cool, we went on the Studio tour in the morning which showed us around lots of sets from movies and television shows. We also went on all the rides such as Minion Mayhem (so cool) Jurassic Park and ...

We made it to Santa Monica!!!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

We made it to Santa Monica!!!

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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The rain was supposed to stop around 10pm, but it didn't! During the 2+ hours we were hanging out at the parking lot, Azrael had actually made some kind of contraption with some string to help the wipers move! Hahahahahahahahaha!! It was most ...

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

A day in LA

A travel blog entry by whereisphoebe

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Today dad and I went on a tour of LA, mum and Will couldn't come as Will had been sick and was unable to come. We went to firstly Venice Beach, then to Beverly Hills(rodeo drive) then to the farmers markets for lunch and finally to Hollywood. We had a ...

Leaving Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Leaving Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by whereisphoebe

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Today we are leaving Santa Monica and going to Anaheim for Disneyland!!!! I'm not sure if we will have wifi at our next accommodation so we might not be able to upload anything for a few days. This morning we caught up with the Champions and I bought my ...

The end of the Road, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

The end of the Road

A travel blog entry by derrick241

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... , they all got high walls and big gates We took several photos of the sign and then headed back down the hill, we were now headed for Santa Monica pier and the end of Route 66 The Santa Monica Pier sign came into view, all we had to do was pas under it, ...

Route 66 Begins., ROUTE 66 Santa Monica & California, United States travel blog

Route 66 Begins.

A travel blog entry by alindai

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... maps for this epic trip ha ha, does help, especially driving with Mike.  Anyway rode our bikes for the first time from Malibu to Santa Monica Pier.  Hadn't gone very far when I had to get off the bike to check out my bike seat, I was in awful ...

had  lots of fun today, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

had lots of fun today

A travel blog entry by mysticalsugar

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... was an experience i wont forget and i really dont want a sports car now with a fold down roof lol.   we are staying in santa monica tonite and they have that pier that forrest gump  ran on to. well that is bed time here now  hope all ...

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