Residence Inn Burbank Downtown
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Saturday, May 9, 2009 -- End Of The Road
A little after 12:30pm Pacific Time on Saturday, we crossed the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, reaching the end of Route 66. Admittedly, we cheated, taking the Interstate much of the way after seeing San Bernardino, but did get …
Another day of sleeping in was sorely needed. We woke up and got ready to go quite late, picking up Tomo to drag him to brunch. We went to dim sum, which was probably the best dim sum I've ever had, but I also never wanted to eat anything ever again when I was finished. Dim sum always fills me up.
We came back to Tracy's house after that to pack. She obviously had a bit more to do than I did, so that took a ...
Went down to Santa Monica today with Jamo, Macca and the 2 french canadian girls to have a swim. Walked along the pier again and spoke some spanish to some mexicans. Got free mangoes and watermelon from a lady from republica dominica because I talked to her in Spanish! Winning! Sat on the beach and a curious ...
... were shut there was NO light coming in. 23 hours a day prisoners would be locked in D block there. To pass time some would rip buttons off their clothing, drop it, and try to find it. Repeat cycle. The island was cold, damp- I can't even imagine the winter months there. Even more devastating was the fact you could see the city, and supposedly hear parties and music from the wharf when the wind was blowing towards the ...
... I have lived, I have found a parish that I truly felt accepted – even when I didn’t know anyone. Where I am now is no different – two weeks ago I found a great church in Hollywood with an African group, a Spanish group, and a Filipino group, and last week was the parish picnic. The food was incredible! And the people are super friendly. See, not everyone in Hollywood is a messed up child star, hoity-toity producer, or actress wanna-be. (TV just wants you to think that.) ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility