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Decide to go back through security to my next gate. One of several hundred "security guards" asked me if I had any lotions. Yep! A 1 oz. hand lotion in my purse. Got to be in a baggie. Don't have one. You can get one at the same 7-11. Okie-dokie. Head back. Guy reaches under the counter and hands me one of the thinnest baggies I've ever seen, and says One Dollar US. What, I'm speaking Spanish with a pretty darn good accent. What was the clue? North Face Backpack he ...
... got an extra salad and cracker with cheese and they were so friendly, I was long happy. Also bought a selfie remote, to take photos from a distance, so cool! Had a lovely chat with the steward about my trip and my dancing. Fun! The flight was so chill, until we had a bit of a shaky hour quite near the end, however the landing was very smooth! Security took a while as usual and this is where I usually get nervous. Only this time I didn't give myself time for that as ...
... to head to a place called Santa Monica for the beach. It was just over an hour on the bus, Santa Monica was lovely. The beach was one of the nicest we have been too, the sand was so white and the beach went on for miles. We chilled at the beach all day enjoying the sunshine. The following day we went to Beverly Hills, there was no disappointment here it really is as nice as it looks on the tv. We wondered down Rodeo drive looking at all ...
... and your ankles and they tip you so you are looking down and leaning fully on the harness. Very scary to begin with but the whole ride you feel as though you are flying as there is nothing in front of you. Very hard to explain but I will put some pictures up.We did two different water rides which Don and I maintained our nice dry clothes... Meg and Steve were not so lucky on the rapids...with all 3 waves taking them out!
When we got home the boys took the car ...
... attempted to land.
Eventually we did land, but 10 hours and a 4 hour airport hotel sleep later.
So another industry has arisen: that of notifying and dealing with delays or cancellations. Mobile travel applications abound. Airport hotels remain open for last minute bookings until the wee hours, as do car rentals as people try to work out either accommodation for the night, or
alternate ways to arrive.
It’s not just ...
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