The Culver Hotel
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What is it Eric has about about early starts after weddings??? Thank heavens I was trying to not drink too much at either (so I didn't get the reputation of the weird drunken in-law from Australia) or I would never have coped.
So up at 5.30 (again) to drive to Detroit (love Avis they are so efficient) then on plane to Las Vegas to transit …
They showed us the workshops where the sets are produced and all the behind the scenes bits including the prop department - which is earthquake proof. We saw props from the Matrix, Harry Potter, Casablanca, the TV show Friends and the Big Bang Theory.
We also saw the batmobile, from the latest and past films, as well as loads of other memorabilia from the film. We saw memorabilia from Harry Potter as well ...
... on to walk down to the beach before the sun went down. I don’t associate California with anything that resembles winter. Like it being dark in the afternoon. Or clouds. Or chilly breezes. That’s why it feels a little strange. The climate feels different from home. And also different from California as I know it. As I knew it. Anyway, I did get to see the sun going down. Although it was obscured partially by clouds, so ...
I wanted to spend a summer in New Mexico as a camp counselor. I did.
I wanted to move to Los Angeles to work in the film industry. I did.
Now, none of these things were done without the (albeit sometimes reluctant) support of my family and friends, but they were done with the same determination of that little girl who wanted to get to the other side of the bridge and did.
So where do I want to go now??? Well that, is what this is all ...
... bits. Apart from a bit of Venice Beach and the Hollywood Walk of Fame the city has been lovely and varied. It's clean and well kept (apart from the roads) and relatively safe. Once back in Venice Beach we had dinner in The Cheesecake Factory next to our hotel. The girls finished off their meal with a piece of cheesecake each - 2 of the biggest slices you will ever see! Do managed to finish off her lime cheesecake but Sid was beaten by her incredibly rich Oreo chocolate ...