Hotel Del Capri
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Our hotel as I have said is very central in fact our bedroom window looks uphill directly at the Hollywood Sign and I would recommend it to anyone coming here as it is perfectly .
Americans love eating out and there are eateries and good quality restaurants everywhere. The portion sizes are enormous so we have been careful not to overdo things. Hope you enjoy the
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In saying that, the driving etiquette here is amazing (as in, amazingly good). You're zooming along at 120k + and, if you want to change lane, put on your indicators and just GO! People give you room and there's no argy-bargy or fingers or horns. Everything just flows so fluently. We Kiwi drivers have a lot to learn from this, IMHO.
On New Year's Day, we went to San Diego to check out the USS Midway. That was just ...
We arrived in LA from New Orleans and headed to our Santa Monica hotel which was conveniently located not far from Santa Monica beach and the famous pier! The next day was beautiful and after breakfast at the ihop adjoining our hotel we walked from the hotel down to the beach and pier and then walked right along to Venice beach. Kylie got a bit freaked once we hit Venice beach and homeless row! We had a quick rest and commenced the walk back. ...
We woke up to the sound of what we thought was the world ending but it was just the bin lorry emptying the 'trash cans' from the 'sidewalk'. We sort of drifted back to sleep and awoke again properly later. We met up with Dais's cousin and two of her friends for brunch. I had pancakes with blueberries because I'd been fancying that for ages now and Dais had some spicy, eggy Mexican thing that was a little bit yucky. From there we hit up Venice Beach. Half the day ...
... York), the Berkeley Steam Ferry, the Star of India and HMS Surprise. The Berkeley operated on San Francisco Bay for over 60 years. She was used to evacuate survivors of the 1906 earthquake from San Francisco to Oakland. Today she houses the museum offices, library and archives and museum store as well as hosting functions as events. HMS Surprise is a replica of the 18th century Royal Navy frigate Rose. It was used for the academy ...
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