Beachwood Canyon Retreat
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Hi guys, The end is now very near. Drove from Vegas this afternoon and just got to LA and having a bite to eat. Staying at an airport motel tonight, then will be dropping car back in the morning then it's time for check in. Will be doing my final blog entry tomorrow. Where has the time ...
... wait inside for our friends. The security chick had no idea what I was talking about - clearly she didn’t say anything to Miss Vicious Officious !!
No sooner had we walked outside than Judy and Phil arrived.
We walked straight back in – no check of our passport or boarding pass – past a person who tried to give us another Health letter and towards the escalator. Just as I got there, Miss Vicious ...
Caught the local bus into Hollywood Bvd today. ( a bit of an eye opener for the kids. Courtney was a bit wide eyed, an wouldn't let go of my hand.)We watched the the girls from Hervey Bay dance school that are here to dance. Ben caught up with his best friend (his sister is in the dance group). Afterwards we went to Madame Taussads Wax Museum. A bit of fun ...
... area of Venice. Then to the Hollywood area, the walk of Fame including Grauman's Chinese Theater and the new home of the Oscars, the Dolby Theater. It was madness with everyone vying for your attention to sell you entry tickets to something. The Walk of Fame covers 15 city blocks, so it kind of loses its appeal.
Next we snaked our way through the Hollywood Hills on Mulholland Drive, stopping to have homes of the stars pointed ...
... a Go Go and Rainbow Room to name a few. Pretty cool. Was an awesome all day tour.
Finished the day with a walk along the Santa Monica Pier and the largest Mexican meal I've ever had in my life, heading back to the hotel with a couple of bus rides - but this time we looked like pros!
Interesting fact: Beverley Hills Police Dept has one officer per 18 residents and not surprising an incredibly low crime rate. ...
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