Travel Blogs from Santa Monica
So they let me into the country after keeping up the facade of staying in San Francisco for the three whole days I'm in the states for! Thank you British accent. Also hello sunshine it's winter here and 28 degrees what a shame. I'm so lucky to have met my friend Madeline who was so kind as to collect me from LAX only an hour after landing due to the ridiculous pace of US immigration. The persons working there are pretty unique in themselves, this one guy was wearing black ...
The shopping here is amazeballs, with just about every fashion destination under the sun. We obviously came with practically empty suitcases, as we were expecting to want to buy lots! Gap and Armarni Exchange (by Georgio Armarni) were favourites, but I suspect this had something to with the fact that not much else was open on Christmas Day!
One thing I have noticed in common with most Americans here is that car horns are used a lot more frequently ...
We woke up this morning - for the first rain of the trip. So took it slow and headed for the shops. We both did a bit of damage (i have the ultimate purple leather jacket - on sale!) we saved hundreds of dollars and that doesn't even count that the stuff is heaps cheaper here (well mostly). Did what we should have the first day we were here and went to the visitors centre, got info on buses and caught the bus to the big centre 15 mins away. We've ...
This was it. The last day of our grand adventure. Its been over six months since we flew out of Melbourne bound for Singapore. On Saturday morning, we will arrive back in Melbourne, having completely circum-navigated the planet. With our flight not until 11.30pm this evening, we still had a day ahead of us. We packed our things, and grabbed another omelette for breakfast. We met Brent and Emily at checkout at 11, and left our ...
... sunglasses being sold from a stall in the street. And it’s hearing Russian being spoken a few tables away.
It’s also people looking through the bins, chuggers working for Amnesty International and a guy who wants to borrow my accent for a day.
And the music I’ve heard outside of shops are Fleetwood Mac, Keane and Dido, among others. And New York, New York ...
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