Travel Blogs from Los Angeles
This morning was rather uneventful. We waited half an hour for our legitimate taxi to arrive at the hostel (because you can never be too careful in South America), huffed it into the airport, waited in line while swapping spots to dash off to the bathroom, and finally made it onto our international flight. We both slept for the majority of our …
We arrived in LA on time at 12.55pm (3.55am Perth time) neither of us having slept much since we left Perth 33 hours before. Have I done the maths right?
The queue for immigration was very long - about 8 lots of switchbacks I think. Eventually got our photos taken and fingerprints recorded no worries. Breezed through Quarantine despite having declared our Aussie special foods on the arrivals card. The dude didn't ...
... were only 2 guys working out. The walkway was crowded but the people watching was great. We caught the hop-on-hop-off bus again and disembarked at Santa Monica Pier. It's more like a side show alley than a regular pier, even though there were many locals fishing from the end. And people, the beach was crowded and even though the water was cold there were plenty of locals swimming. We ended our day with a brisk walk to a local movie theatre where we saw the newly released ...
... of which, we got full value for our twenty bucks on one of potentially thousands of Hollywood tours offered. We certainly got comic value anyway. The tour guide offered such thrilling insight as, "look at that place there" - "look at that guy!" - "that guy looks like Tom Cruise" (he did, if he wasn't in Top Gun costume posing for tourists I would have thought it was him, maybe it was...hiding in plain sight. Sidenote: Hollywood is the only place in the world ...
... of us felt quite pooped by this point so we tried to sleep for the first 2 hours or so I don't think either of us got much sleep as its so difficult to get comfortable on a tiny American plane which doesn't have much leg room at all. We tried to sleep on each other, on our tables and on our hands but nothing felt overly comfortable especially whilst lying on the table I kept getting pins and needles in my arms. There wasn't any TV's on this flight so the time didn't ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service