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So, we're a little behind on our updates. Between limited wifi and being busy playing, the blog has taken a bit of a hit. We wanted to publish our entries in order, but are throwing that to the winds, and will now update as we get to them (and get to the other ones when we can).
Since Roswell, NM was our last entry, let me quickly run through where we have been since then:
... make your day!
My plans for today:
I really need to see, smell and feel the ocean... the view from the porch is awesome but unfortunately not really enough for me :)
The weather is really unusual for California at the moment, it's grey, not so hot and sometimes even rains (which is super good for the countryside but not so good for going to the beach).
We'll see what this day will be like :)
We arrived in LA and headed out to Venice Beach where I had booked the uber cool Hotel Erwin. It had a fantastic roof top bar that had panoramic views of the beach and ocean. Lee described Venice Beach as Camden on Sea, a local we asked directions from described it as the "armpit" between Santa Monica and Marina Del Ray which I think was more apt, nonetheless its a fascinating place. We decided to walk between Venice and Santa ...
... from the movie Rocky. Yup, thats right. That shot would not have been possible without Steadicam. We also talked with Steve Tiffen, the owner of the Tiffen company, who we had met about a month ago in Burbank. At about 5pm we were given the opportunity to walk around a bit and explore NAB. There were lots of awesome stuff and also a lot of stuff that went way over my head. And now is where I pick in story mode:
... it best...Chick-Fil-A. I was so impressed with everything about the place. The cleanliness, the architecture, the service all superb. (SIDE NOTE: The girl taking my order said I have really nice eyes...anywhere else I would have been kinda creeped out, BUT NOT AT CHICK-FIL-A!!!!) After the pleasant meal we went back to PCC, did homework, and chilled for the night.
This morning I got up, worked out, and read some more for ...