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We had planned to spend only one day in LA, so we had to spend our time wisely. We started with a short drive from Rodondo Beach to Los Angeles, passing through some nice neighborhoods and some not so nice. We drove past Marina Del Rey, which seemed pretty nice.
Our first pit stop of the day was the Le Brea Tar Pits, where Matthew got to enjoy the presence of many fossils on display. I was pleased to find out that dire wolves were once real animals, and judging by ...
After a long 11 and a half hour flight (in which I got ZERO sleep) Sarah and I hopped off the plane at LAX. As we nervously made our way through customs we reminisced about the old days where every nitty gritty detail (eg visas, passports etc) was taken care of by the parentals. After manoeuvring through customs and collecting our luggage we experienced a great sense of independence and pride in our own capabilities ...
... but there is a rule that you
can only park for 3 days so we rolled on round the road outside a
local primary school. It was fairly quiet and the beds were
comfortable so we all had a great nights sleep.
May 10th - Mothers day so I woke up in the RV and
headed to Monrovia Fellowship for Mothers Day church service. It had
a similar feel to our church so we felt right at home and had a
lovely morning. I prepared Cheeseburger pie ...
... as far as the eyes could see and it was beautiful! The rolling hills, the skylines, the dam, the sun was setting and city was turning on the lights for the night life to come alive. I thought it looked like Disneyland with magic in the air. From there we left Hollywood to their premiere shena****ns and rushed back to Lee’s house for our last American dinner of Pizza, popcorn, and beer! J
Now you are all caught up to today, April 14, 2015 and we are ...
... off to golf, one young couple went to "sky dive indoors" and Jerry and I took the sophisticated route and climbed aboard a double decker on/off tour bus for 2 hours of L.A. highlights.
We saw the La Brea Tar Pits, Pink's Hot Dog Stand, Grauman's Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theatre (where the Oscars are held), the Comedy Store, Hollywood and Vine, Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica and lots more while ...