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TravelPod Member ReviewsStillwell Hotel Los Angeles
Ok for price
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It's 9am and everyone is still asleep, crashed out after not a lot of sleep on the plane or none if you're Ben. Both flights were bumpy but the movie screens kept everyone who couldn't sleep occupied with heaps of choices. My phone almost died and I didn't find the charger on my seat until half hour before we landed so I didn't take a lot of photos.
Once we got off the plane we had an easy time getting luggage while the kids gaped at the amount of people and ...
... clear blue, sunny skies with a very cool wind. That's where the similarity ends though. LA is very different in size and architecture. There is a lovely mix of old, Spanish buildings and ultra modern buildings.
We saw quite a lot on our drive through the streets of downtown LA, Hollywood and Beverley Hills. There is obviously some serious money around - a car rental place was pointed out as the only one in the US to offer a Rolls Royce for ...
Well Monday dawned - cruise day! But first the pressing problem of how to send some T bags Rod had brought over to friends in USA and Canada. Local post office didn't open until 11am! So off we set to buy some essentials and hopefully find another open. They do situate things in weird places here and unless one is clairvoyant how would one know there was a post office in the basement of Maceys. Thankfully being a woman I don't mind asking folk! So we ...
... buskers and stalls.
This guy's goal in life is to feed the seagulls midair. (see photos)
So I thoroughly enjoyed myself.
I took a quick snap of the trip back to hotel. My taxi man said the traffic was good and he likes working Sunday. We didn't ...
... and went up the red lift that Arnold Schwaneger and his horse went up in in True Lies. Andrew had a bit of a panic attack and we only got to the 19th floor but it didn't matter because we couldn't get to the 35th floor as the La Prime restaurant must have been closed when Andrew said let's have another try. He was happy about that! We basically wandered around and found different stores as we went along and walked down to 9th street and back up and around with a few loopy detours ...