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Get your virtual passports out, EVERYBODY!!! Your itinerary is as follows:
First stop: Amsterdam; Five Days of Canals, Hash, and Hookers
It's all legal there, you know...
Put your eyeballs back in your heads. I'm kidding! About everything except the canals, that is.
As you may recall, I met a lovely gal called Victoria at the LAX airport while I was waiting to board my plane to London last year. Well, we've kept in touch and she has now taken a job with Calvin Klein ...
"The secret cause of all suffering is mortality itself, which is the prime condition of life. It cannot be denied if life is to be affirmed." - Joseph Campbell
Here we are, again, sitting at LAX waiting for our flight east and into the Past! We started out, as we always do, from home which is Redondo Beach, a place we love. What's not to love? The beach is a great place to go, even in April. Here's a shot of me with ...
... of the buffets/restaurants onboard gives the youth staff little squids to use for this activity. Each Shockwave got their own squid to dissect, as Kate* and I talked about squids and what they use their different body parts for. We walked the kids through the dissection and they got to see how tiny the heart is and how to tell if their squid was a male or female and they even got to pull out the pen! I wish I had pictures of the kids doing ...
The second last day on the ship was ported at Ensenda, we did a tour to La Buffadora (meaning buffalo after the sound it makes) which is the biggest blow hole in the world with water blowing up over 30 meters in the air - quite spectacular to see. They have an open air market on the walk down, where they sell Pina coladas, churrros (long Mexican donuts coated in sugar and cinnamon) as well as tacos and various sweets and candies and a whole bunch of flea market type of stuff to buy ...
... down the street. The day concluded with a nice meal in LA Downtown. Tomorrow at 4.00 pm we are off to Las Vegas.
Correction Correction Correction
One of our avid readers Kelanazam picked on our error in the last Blog, of course it was Rodeo Drive not Rodeo Avenue. The authors apologise for any confusion that this may have caused. These errors can occur when reporting at ...
Other places to stay in Redondo Beach
300 N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved the Crowne Plaza
- Enjoyable surroundings
- Great hotel, great location
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- A decent hotel masquerading as a luxury hotel
- Very happy
- Mixed Reviews
400 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $215
- Excellent place to stay
- Lovely hotel
- A Third Return Visit
1850 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $121
- A Nice Place to Visit
- Nicest motel in the area
- Pass on this place if you have other options
1700 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $102
2740 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $107
711 South Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $99
1935 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach | Hotelfrom $70
625 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $93