The Culver Hotel
Travel Blogs from Culver City
... iconic sign, Beverly Hills, Bel Air and past various celebs houses - Justin Timberlake, Halle Berry, Danny Devito, Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp, Madonna, the house where Michael Jackson died, Elvis' house (which is still empty and monitored by the LAPD) Elizabeth Taylor and Christina Aguilera (who had a party last night) to name just a few. The Hollywood walk of fame wasn't what I was expecting at all. It's ...
Here's the quick version of our itinerary (a million thanks to Mr. Wallace for putting together an amazing trip!)
3/24: Depart LAX at 7:45pm
3/25: Arrive in Athens at 8:50pm; check in to the Electra Palace Hotel (Plaka district)
3/26: Greek Island cruise from Piraeus Port to Aegina Island
3/27: Ancient Athens; 9:45pm flight to Istanbul (arrive 11:00pm)
3/28: Istanbul Old City tour
3/29: Sail on Marmara Sea to Princess Island, bike tour
... to visit the museum, you can imagine where the theme of the novel 'The Grapes of Wrath' originated. This is a lovely old-time farming town, clean, neat, and with market gardens in the Main Street. We travelled through send lush and green countryside - sometimes even resembling Australia with the numerous eucalypt trees lining the roads. At times we were surrounded by mountains until we came out at San Luis Obispo, through ...
Today two of my favorite things are combined, movies and theme parks, brilliant. I am of course referring to Universal Studios, which provides the rides and attractions of a theme park with a working movie studio.
There are a few new attractions at Universal, or at least new to me: Simpsons, Transformers and King Kong 360 3D. I understand that a Wizarding world of Harry Potter is also in ...
... It took immense strength in each arm and a fair bit of timing - it was very impressive.
We got to the pier which also had a carnival on top of it complete with a roller coaster, ferris wheel, lots of other rides and the usual splattering of food outlets. Luke had missed out on those massive ice creams they Fiona and I had at Coney Island so we decided we needed to get some - just for him of course.
We headed back up to the road to catch ...