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Tuesday we will rise before dawn for our early morning -- direct -- flight to NYC and then another direct overnight flight to Rome!
It's the start of our Eastern European vacation. From Rome we will take the train to Bologna and then on to Venice before boarding a ferry to Slovenia. In Slovenia we will rent a car and explore former Yugoslavian bloc countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. There's a ...
today we've had a lot of museum fun. rather than use the car we bought a bus day pass and headed up to balboa park. named after the spanish explorer that first set eyes on the pacific ocean in 1513, the park was founded in 1868 and occupies over 1,200 acres. the park was the site of the 1915 panama-california expo that celebrated the opening of the panama canal. several of the spanish colonial-style buildings still survive, and ...
... are going on about, they could be having a right moan about anyone of us and we would never know. In the afternoon we board a boat for a trip around the bay, we get on next to one of Roman Abramovich's boats. $1000 per day just to park a boat? Rusty the guide spoke for a hole hour. He was very good and never missed a thing. We saw a lot and the boat trip was very good. On to the old town it is then, the start of San Diego. It a bit like an old west town that has ...
... pottery and Dia del Muerte art.
Went out early for a hike at Mission Trails Regional Park. At the visitor's center the volunteers suggested we try Climbers Loop Trail. It was a really cool trail where at the very highest point there are large stone bluffs to climb. We watched several groups scale the peaks. After we finished we went back to the visitors center to browse around and I discovered ...
... and more details can be found there, but to paraphrase:
The San Diego Zoo is one of the finest man made attractions in the Northern hemisphere. Period.
Seaworld is really the best parts of an aquarium, a circus, and a theme park. You really get up close to some of the largest and mysterious animals in the world, and see them perform some pretty amazing tricks. There is a very cheesy Enya-esc feel to a lot of the shows and it can wear ...
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