Ramada El Monte
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You will all be delighted to hear that we are now in a hotel with wifi an we did not die horribly in the previous place, clearly the avocado job face guarded us dutifully. It did remind me a lot of one of my all time favourite films, 'Lady in the water', for those who don't know it, it is one of M. Night Shamalamalamalam's films, (the chap who did …
... and then having to walk it through the city's main touristy shopping area). We also walked the bikes along Main Street looking for a building shaped like binoculars and the JibJab offices, but didn't see either of them. Before giving the bikes back we did a bit more cycling along the beach bike route, we probably cycled / walked more than 15 miles but Oliver said it didn't count towards exercise as most of the ...
... was delayed because earlier that day a China Air Jumbo had got it all wrong and slowly slithered off the end of the runway into the harbour, spending the day bobbing in the sea like some oversized bath duck. I digress again.
The flight was planned to be 15 hours yes 15 hours crikey I did not know they could fly that far, as it turned out it would only be 14 hours but still that is a long time. Also we would cover 15 hours of time difference ...
... pretty disappointed that we didn't get the chance to say bye and exchange details... It wasn't till later on in the day that we discovered that they'd dropped their leftover firewood out the front for us, along with a note with their details - so lovely :) After that we decided to go for a ride along the beach bike path in the direction of Venice Beach/Santa Monica. We got around the marina and the bike path ended and became a bike lane in the traffic for a while. I wasn't ...
... and eggs, toast and cantelope. Yum! Jens and I have a task for tomorrow which won't be so much fun but has to be done. We need to empty the RV and mail a bunch of stuff back to Wisconsin that we can't fit in our suitcases. Jens will then turn the RV in and we will begin the second part of the journey. Don't know what that is, though. Will let you know.
Talk to you tomorrow.
Rita & Jens
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility