The Los Angeles Athletic Club
Travel Blogs from Los Angeles
After Santa Barbara, we drove into the L.A. area, starting with Malibu beach, and Santa Barbara.
Really like the beach town of Santa Monica - the start of L.A.: love the miles and miles of fine sandy beach, love the youthful crowds on the beach, and love the promenades!
Heading into L.A. and did what …
... t even dream of walking into we walked past the Beverly Hills housing strip and saw houses we would never dream of owning! They even have themed gardens and silver fire hydrants! (Yellow apparently wasn't very fitting of the area) We hopped on another bus through to Santa Monica. Up ahead on the bus we could see lots of cloud cover and it looked as though it was going to rain! As we got closer the bus ...
So we're 5 minutes from broading, a 16+ hour flight in coach, and I hear "david milks" please come forward...we're wondering what's up? Every time david has flown here he's told me, there are no upgrades when you fly to Australia. Doesn't matter how much he flies Delta, it's not going to happen. Well not only did they upgrade him they upgraded us both! This isn't just a seat, it's a mini individual capsule! The chair has 7 options, one is to extend to a bed! I had 2 ...
... The road hugs the beach line like a mother with her new baby, learning know and again to leave the baby to its own devices, but always returning to see its beauty. Our next stop was Hearst Castle, simply put, this family has too much money! Most ranch owning Americans keep cattle, or horses, but not these philanthropists, they decided on Zebra's, sorry, Zeebra's to graze their millions of acres of lands! Next stop a quick lunch, followed by s few photo stops, and then we see a ...
... in a Laz-y-boy chair as well as a foot rest which can be adjusted to different levels. The train seems to ride very smoothly and the seats are quite comfortable. We haven't ventured from our seats yet to explore the observation car or dining area. But, I am sure we will see it all during our thirty six hour journey to Seattle. Hopefully they can make up some of the lost time as we were originally scheduled to arrive in tomorrow evening around 8:30 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility