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... called "my first real home in America" [Big Sur] and spent the best part of the day at the Memorial Library, which is actually the shack that Henry's friend Emil White moved into when he came in the 40s to offer Miller his services. No, I didn't need to review the exhibits to try and feel closer to the author, or to re-read any inspired passage from his novels in order to in-turn feel inspired myself. I was in America partly due to Henry's book "The ...
... back into the city. Great. I would have turned around right then had it not been for a lone car parked in the dirt lot; maybe they would know how to direct me.
Brenda was a middle- aged woman with four beautiful girls and a spirit of helpfulness. After explaining my situation, she insisted that while she did not know how to get to the Hollywood sign, she was part of a “meetup” group that would be leaving for the sign in approximately twenty ...
... if only for it’s place in movies etc, and the there are some seriously high-end stores along the short 3 or 4 blocks stretch. A LOT smaller in real life than you’d expect. We do get a nice surprise though; in the park on the other side of Santa Monica Boulevard there is an open arts fair going on and we spend a good hour walking around a mix of artists’ displays; everything ...
... br> Eventually coming back around to Los Angeles harbour. OMG this port is enormous! The biggest container port in the US, it is more than 65Km long...
From there we were on to Long Beach with it's white-ish (compared to WA) sand beaches and endless beach volleyball nets. Unfortunately the weather is still a little cool, so we didn't see any scantily clad, buxom girls on roller blades (blame Baywatch and The Hoff) sailing along the boardwalks... Sorry Rob ...
... for the day, she gave us loads of advise and tips very helpful young women. We then went checked in and had a sleep! The hostel is amazing huge TV room free breakfast great outside area cheap BBQ's and spotless, had BBQ that evening. Decided to get the tour bus as we only have three days and the city is huge and so many sights to see LA is definitely diverse and displays in extreme the rich and poor of this city, but as far as sights and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMikado Hotel Los Angeles
This hotel was quite nice, with all sorts of little added comforts, like toilet seat warmer with bidet attachments (which I didn't use, but appreciated the thought.) It was located next to a little Asian themed mall about 2 blocks from the Union Station.
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