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We had dinner about 1.15, watched some movies and got some sleep off and on before it was time for breakfast on our second April Fools Day. We got good views flying in over North Los Angeles and the girls couldn't get over how big it was. And we got to see the Hollywood sign in the distance which was cool to see.
We landed a bit early in LA about 10.40 am NZ time/ 2.40pm local time and left the plane to basically ...
Today we drove to Milford Sound. On the way we saw lots of farms including sheep farms cattle farms dairy farms and even deer farms. Yes, here in NZ they raise deer for the venison just as they raise cattle for beef. As we got closer to Milford Sound the scenery started to change from the lush farmlands to a view of ...
... meaning two great shows were in the same studio!
The museum which had many props from Harry Potter and Batman. My favourite was the sorting hat which sorted me into Gryffindor! Also loved the chimney with all the Hogwarts letters coming out of it.
Lastly seeing the Big Bang Theory sound stage and actually sitting where the studio audience usually does. Again the sets are really cramped and lined up one after the other with ...
On Wednesday, the 5th, I picked up Ann and Sheri at the always crowded LAX airport around 10:15 pm. We stayed with Aunt Yvonne at her condo in Pacific Palisades which is located up Topanga Canyon off of the Pacific Coast Highway. As to be expected, there were plenty of laughs right fromt the get go. Let me also say that not having seen my Aunt in over ten years, she looks the same....her genetics foster an inate ...
... s train. As one wends further down the hallways the signs are clear indicators of the magical spirit of the place. Even the bathrooms are decorated with an air of adventure, mystery and magic.
All in all, Whimsic Alley, is a great destination to get ones fill of fantasy and fun while shopping for goodies for your favourite Potter, Who, Thrones or Downton fan... what a delightful adventure we had. And what a fun way to drain one's pocketbook, if one is so inclined!