National 9 Inn
Travel Blogs from La Mesa
... on a flat area with arbors and chairs and all that goes with a wedding and do an alfresco affair. Limos and suits look a little odd to me on the brown dirt, but the sun and ocean in the background are stunning!
Sunset cliffs are high rugged and steep. There are crowds of people waiting for the sun to set. The parking all over is road side since the small lots can not handle the number of cars. That seems to be the case in ...
... most of my stuff over to NY (I unfortunately couldn't go because I have to be there tomorrow for move-in and orientation). Did I mention how AMAZING the two of them are?!?! Good friends AND family?! Ridiculously spoiled here. After we squared away some errands, they hit the road and I headed down to la Jolla with MSJ and Carlee to get MSJ's bike shipped and then we had lunch with my super awesome bike mechanic Steve. MSJ then took off with her friend from SD (insert another goodbye) ...
... didn't feel like an ending, only a pause.
But now it does, and in a content way, I'm ready to stop pedalling, for now at least.
The US has been full of surprises. It's been tougher than expected and the cycling demanding in a way that was different to Canada. Constantly undulating road progressing to some big, steep climbs. In this past section alone there were 6, one thousand foot passes to tackle within 3 days. The traffic also has continued to get ...
... food which on delivery looked and tasted amazing!!! The beers kept on flowing as the waitress kept on asking if we wanted more, we could not refuse her polite service and tipped her $28!!!
We then walked to Venice beach and I spotted this awful British shop, very stereotypical tea pots and nice china, yes because, we all drink tea from the best china at 11am! On the way to Venice beach we passed muscle ...
... a bit but the next morning we had to head back to LA because we were due in La Mesa, CA on Tuesday afternoon. Our plans were to visit my friends Sharon & Linda near San Diego and I knew they would be looking for us around 1 pm. Didn't happen. We called and worked out a different ETA and everything worked out OK.
We had a wonderful visit with Sharon & Linda. They cooked us a great meal on Tuesday evening and then took us to the San Diego Zoo & ...
Other places to stay in La Mesa
8000 Parkway Dr., La Mesa | 2 star hotelfrom $100
7911 University Ave., La Mesa Blvd & Freeway 8, La Mesa | 2 star hotelfrom $63
4210 Spring Street, La Mesa | 1 star hotelfrom $70
7475 El Cajon Blvd., La Mesa | 2 star hotelfrom $60
6952 University Ave, La Mesa | 2 star hotelfrom $65