Ocean Lodge Hotel
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... was called the Kings Head and it was attached to a shop selling tonnes of British stuff like Tea and Marmite etc. Really nice to speak to the ladies that run the shop as they have been there doing that for about 25 years.
We then headed for our final activity. Something i had booked for Emmas birthday, Escape The Room, LA.
For those of you that don't know what this is, you are locked in a room with some clues and you ...
... would wait for us. Told him we had no idea of what time game finished because we didnt even know how long a game lasted. No mobile phone either.
After getting some directions from the local cops we entered the hallowed Staples Centre. Off to the queue to get some typical local fare of hotdog and coke then made our way up to the heady heights of our seats. Elaine was having a few vertigo moments but the view was surprisingly ok and lots ...
... you choose served in a waffle bowl. I liked kona lava java, kauai pie and coconut mac nut fudge best. My next activity left from the Hilton dock. I booked a turtle canyon snorkel with Port Waikiki Cruises. The boat left at 1:30 and we got back by 3pm. We saw many turtles and a bunch of trigger fish though the water was quite choppy and visibility wasn’t great.
Back at the hotel I walked around Waikiki taking pictures. I stayed at the beach near the ...
... Thankfully they granted us till 12 and we got out in time. Just!
The shuttle to the airport arrived in plenty of time and we were checked in and at Burger King with about 1.5 hours to spare. It was 40 minutes till boarding time when we heard our plane was delayed by an hour and we wouldn't be leaving till 6:14. The wait didn't bother us - waiting is so much easier with another person!
The flight was short and painless - quite fun with Nomes to be silly with! We ...
... thus took us quite a way away from Santa Monica again. We finally found our way back and dropped our car off at Loews Hotel one minute before our scheduled 4pm slot. I think Chelle was very glad not to be driving at this point!
After unloading the car, we took a brief moment to point-and-stare at the local celebrity wildlife as John Parrott (sorry, no-one A-list!) exited the hotel towards us. We had cleared the car and wanted a photo with the Jeep to commemorate ...