Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County
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In the meantime, Andrea has been introducing me to people in the area she knows and finding things to keep me busy. Colton, one of her students took me down to the beach at Oceanside and showed me around a bit, we got to see Seals down near all the boats. After visiting her Danish friends in Irvine, Jacob came down for my birthday to keep me company. He sat at the hairdressers with me whilst I got me hair highlighted (took 2 hours) then we went and had ...
... time, so we regretfully head over to the Lego store, where it is “very” tempting to buy a lot of Lego! We (I) manage to restrain ourselves (myself) and only buy a few models, including a nice Lego picture frame.
As the kids were so disappointed in missing out on the water play area, and as they are still in their togs, we promise to take them to the pool, which once again, is designed with families in mind and includes ...
... the beach - kind of like margs with chips and salsa!
Neal came down around 12:30. We enjoyed just hanging out on the beach, people watching, and relaxing with nothing we have to do. We went for a walk up to see the big houses. Apparently, walking on the hard sand is ******* Neal Erwin's back, so he needed to go up to set in the hot tub. While he was doing that, I went up to the room to bring down some "coffee" for poolside; i.e., beer in covered coffee cups. Angela, ...
... 1st, we have to get there. Driving in 8 lanes of traffic is not fun but at least we do not crash. The TomTom is our best friend, telling us what lane we need to be in all the time.
One hour of exciting freeway driving later, we arrive at Legoland. As it is Monday, the crowds are not too bad but we still need to line up for a few rides.
We head for the ...
... the brightly coloured Mexican influenced articles for sale.. we even had Mexican musicians, sombreros and all in one of the cafe areas..
next was a trolley ride ... the trolley buses run from old town to downtown on one route and downtown to the Mexican border on the other route....
during the 1860 s the 16 blocks of san diegos gaslamp quarter, where we got off the trolley, was known for prostitution, gambling and drinking but in the 1970 s ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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