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... the foot and hand prints of all the stars in tribute to Sid and the legacy that he built. Apparently, the idea started with Sid when he accidentally stepped in wet cement when the theatre was being built in 1927 and to this day, is still a major ceremony when a star is ordained. We couldn't understand why nobody called one of our family forward?! The Hollywood sign in the hills was clearly visible from the back of the theatre and we felt no further need to get any closer ...
... of the film industry. Going to the 'laundromat' to wash every single piece of clothing I have (laundry in Asia consists of swirling clothes around in cold water, misplacing at least one if your items, dying all your white clothes pink and charging you $5 for the service) was glamorous purely because it looked exactly like the launderette in 40 Days and 40 Nights (sadly only Josh Hartnett was missing). Heading into downtown L.A. was not, however, the glamorous ...
... and nice people! Thank you all who stopped us to talk and offer directions to a couple with a map trying to figure it out on there own. The metro stopped 2 blocks from our hotel in the Plaka district. Once we arrive at the Electra Palace Hotel. The desk man tells us our group is having dinner 5 minutes away if we would like to join them. After quick showers we braved the vague directions and found ...
... door to door with The Grove shopping and entertainment center. The Farmers’ Market was established in the 1930’s to allow farmers to sell their goods to the people of LA. In most descriptions we have seen it’s been described as a farmers market that also houses some restaurants. In reality though it’s the other way around; there are a few stalls where producers (or producers reps at least) sell all sorts of ...
We all have a few drinks, some food and head back to the hotel via Walgreens… Ali, Miss Karen and I go into Walgreens.. I go in for toothpaste, the crest 3D white.. As you do, 8$ for 2 boxes… Only crew, 2 bags of sweets and a postcard, fridge magnet.
By this time we have all been up for nearly 19 hours and I’m shattered… I crash out on the bed and wake up at 4am for a pee and then just before my alarm at ...