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... largely here in The Presidio - we'll have to get it and watch it someday. It would be interesting to see how things have changed - or stayed the same.
On top of The Presidio is the Sloat Monument. Dedicated in 1910, the monument commemorates the capture of Monterey from the Spanish on July 7th, 1846 by American forces under the command of Commodore John Drake Sloat. It dominates the landscape and ...
... the last major drive we'll undertake. we'll be stopping off at plenty of sights on the way including the bixby bridge, point sur lighthouse to name a view. we are staying in santa monica for the next three nights, and this will be our base for exploring los angeles. studio tours and hollywood boulevard are on the list plus we'll explore santa monica itself. samson is looking forward to some rollerskating along venice beach.
right. now to upload some pics.
... drive down to LA from San Francisco, but there were plenty of places we wanted to stop by along the way so we thought it would be better to take our time and do it over two days. First stop was Santa Cruz, a small beach town about an hour from San Francisco. It gets really busy in the summer, because it has a famous boardwalk along the beach with lots of 'fair'-like attractions and rides. We didn't stay there for very ...
... build, and is still unfinished! It was a magnificent site! It took about 20 minutes by tour bus to drive from the bottom of the hill to the top where the castle was. There were views up here of the ocean, the mountains and the beautiful rolling green countryside. The family that used to live here even had a zoo, complete with giraffes, zebras and even polar bears! There were remnants of the wooden cages and pens that housed these animals still standing ...
... about what decade they're living in. Then, around the corner is the boardwalk: an old school throwback with a 100-year-old carousel, the Coasr's oldest wooden roller coaster and volleyball games taking place up and down the sandy beach. Highlights of the boardwalk were eating fried artichokes (85% of the nation's artichoke crop is grown nearby, and these were delicious), riding the aforementioned coaster and one other ride, and watching the ...
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