Doubletree Los Angeles/Rosemead
Travel Blogs from Rosemead
... the Venice Beach pier, up towards the Santa Monica Mountains… and we have some great music entertainment here. But the best was that you could go up and down some levels: so you can see the waves crashing against the pier from
the lower level and you have a great view from the upper level. Very classy!
Oh and let’s not forget we are at the end of Route 66!!
Landed in Orange County airport Monday morning. Anthony and one of his friends were going to pick me up in a rental car and were already at the airport when I deplaned. When I asked Anthony what kind of car I should be looking for, Anthony sighed and told me "They are Auburn fans; trust me, you'll know". Sure enough, as I made my way outside and looked down at the approaching cars, only one had two orange and blue car flags. Anthony's friend was ...
... game Monday.
We took transit into the game, and arrived a little early to check out the stadium. It’s so much more different than the Rogers Centre in Toronto. It’s a bit of a pain to get to – either by transit or car. It’s isolated and surrounded by parking lots, and clearly a product of the 60’s. But that also adds to some of the appeal. The stadium (aka Chavez Ravine) has a very vintage vibe to it. It has powder blue colours, old ...
... followed by the Jurassic Park ride - screamed around most of this one and Rich was white and shaky by the end of it - woos. Then the Mummy ride and screamed the rest of my lungs out. Rich declined to do this one which was just as we'll as we would have had to scoop him up off the floor. Pete and I then did the Transformers 3d tour and this was absolutely awesome and the best ...
... with recommendations one wishes they could ignore but can't - hence the self-inflating cushions as the rides through the savannahs are said to be very bumpy. And, talk about bumpy, for the ladies they even recommend a sports bra! And let's not forget the modern technical paraphernalia that inundate our lives. I did ignore the recommendations to leave the laptop at home - how else could I blog? I'll let you know how ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center