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... areas that have been under wraps since the final voyage in 1967, including the Isolation Wards and the aft Machine Rooms. After the Queen Mary we continue to Venice Beach home to the most colorful promenade in the world. With muscle beach in the center, numerous roller skating and bike paths, Venice beach is featured in numerous movies and television shows.
I watch the ...
... film, Master and Commander staring Russell Crowe. The Star of India is the world's oldest active sailing ship and is made of iron. She was built on the Isle of Man in 1863 when iron ships were not common as most vessels then were still made of wood. Quick cats, ferries and jet boats were lined up ready to take people on harbour cruises. It was another beautiful day and it would have been nice to have had another day or to see ...
... Wilshire Blvd and past MacArthur Park, where we of course had to start singing -
"MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again, oh noooooo"
- Of which only people of our vintage may remember but now we can't get it out of our heads (whoops ...
... but burritos and tacos so that is what we did! Claire and I strolled along the harbor and enjoyed an original spicy burrito while looking out over Coronado Island and the sunset. Besides Mexican food, San Diego is famous for its amazing beaches. Since the weather is rather nice all year around, there is a vibrant beach culture. People come to the beach to surf, skate, bike, jog, tan, or read a book. I was surprised by all the activity going on around us, despite of the heat. I guess ...
... fancy. We don’t often go shopping and this was a rare occasion when it wasn’t a chore. We bought a few items we needed and a few we didn’t. I got jandals, running shorts and top from Adidas store which were a bargain, a skirt, shorts and 2 singlets. While Joel bought sandals finally that will be comfortable (unlike the cheap one in Thailand and the custom made ones in Vietnam), and they were Adidas and a bargain. He also got pants ...