Holiday Inn San Diego - Mission Valley
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We ordered a couple of IPA's and got a seat. The first round was nice but not fantastic, but we chose better and better ones as we went along.
We had a chat with the bartender (whose name was Dragan!) who was from Croatia about music (and Australian ...
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Movies are so magical and provide a great sense of realism and it has always fascinated me how they were made so I have decided to visit Universal Studios and find out. It would be a 2 hour drive from my hotel to Universal Studios.
After the long journey I finally arrived at Universal Studios in California. Entry fee was $87 and allowed for general admission to the park ...
... spent time with me or time reading this blog, while I embarked on my expedition across the United States.
Finally, what captured my attention the most about this journey was how the country's environmental landscape produced by the diversity of weather temperatures, makes a fascinating array of plant and animal life. Basically, I saw things that I would never had been able to see like the California Sagebrush(Artemisia californica); California ...
... and fall off, they just wilt and hang down. The latter tree looked liked they had skin as it kind of wrinkled around where the branches grew out from the trunk. Then I saw these bright glowing green succulent looking low lying plants in a patch with some having a bright orange or red streak. We did quite a bit of stretching and it felt great to get that exercise.
We met back up and headed to Torrey Pines State park, but ...