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On the way back, we tried to navigate to the hotel via Beverly Hills but an incorrectly dropped pin in Google Maps meant that we ended up at reservoir right on the hills in the city. We only realised what had happened at the last minute, which was pretty funny but it also meant we had the opportunity to enjoy an unexpected, beautiful view of city and the famous Hollywood sign.
The gang of intrepid explorers eventually arrived back at the ...
... along the way. LA is,
of course, the entertainment capital of the world - and they do make a lot
of that!! It's also the largest goverment centre outside Washington, DC.
The tour was, of course, a very superficial view of a huge city. Initial
impressions were how like Perth it is in terms of climate and vegetation.
I saw loads of gum trees, palm trees, birds of paradise, jacarandas, bottle
brushes - all of which grow in our garden. It ...
... down to the Pacific Ocean and waded in up to our knees enjoying the cooler water. I did think for a while that this was my first time stepping in the Pacific, however later on it occurred to be that however briefly, I did put my toes in the water in Vancouver I believe. That was nowhere near as warm as this was though and I definitely didn’t wade up to my knees there!
We wandered along the coast line for a while by the sea then back up to the main road. We had a look at ...
... br> stars embedded in the pavement. It was at Gruman's Chinese Theatre that we found the imprints of star's hands and feet in the pavement. Tried to get up to the famous Hollywood Sign but road closed because of fire risk.
Diverted to Griffiths Observatory, for some stunning views and sunset over downtown LA.
Monday a work day for Mark and Yoshie, so we strolled ...
We were staying in Hollywood, and naively thought that it would be easy to find and well signposted. Turns out it is not. We got stuck in a lot of traffic and very lost among the streets of Downtown LA. We asked in a petrol station and a shop but nobody knew how to get to Hollywood. Eventually a guy said we just carry on down this one road, but he was far from convincing so we found a McDonalds and used their Wi-Fi. Once you know where you are ...