Huntington Premiere Inn
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... my favs. They've also got a little museum with costumes and props from films like The Hangover, Great Gatsby, Batman - Dark Night and Rises, Inception, the new Superman and loads of classics and others that I can't remember.
Have been up to the Griffith Observatory - the views are incredible, also a great view of the Hollywood sign.
Also been on a tour around the Kodak Theatre (now known as the Dolby Theatre) which is where's the ...
... to a slight burning sensation on the surface of my skin. "Babe, were going to get burnt I think we should go back". He looks unimpressed. Sarcastic not "Babe, I thought the beach was like your favourite place and now you just want to leave?!". Neither of us wanted to go back to the dingy room so I fell back asleep. Several hours later I returned to our room with 3rd degree burns. What was I to expect after my skin had not seen daylight for 3 months? Bed, dinner, ...
... taking pictures, so all in all I wouldn’t want to live there overly.
We then headed towards Santa Monica Pier again to get some stickers for our Ukuleles and explore it a bit more in detail. It was pretty touristy all in all and expensive. We then planned to head up to Malibu beach. However when we returned to the car the traffic was so bad up the coast we just decided to sack it off and go to Santa Monica beach instead. We had a sun bathe and ...
... stopped dead. A very large semi was trying to negotiate the corner behind me and needed to be in my lane to straighten up so I got off and pushed her or tried to, into the local burger joint to get her out o the way. Pushing the trike is not mean feat and the small incline into the burger joint meant I was nearly on my knees. Luckily, a couple of very nice gentleman gave me a hand and I could wait safely. I might add, were are in Compton - not the most glamorous ...
So after my first post, we headed out to Belasco, its a HUGE nightclub it was originally built in 1904 as a Theater (US Spelling!). It was a 1200-seat theater with a 70ft wide/38ft deep stage. In the 20s it was a popular burlesque destination called the Follies with Humphrey Bogart gracing the stage at one point. In the 50s it was a "gospel temple", with signage "Prayer changes things" still visable from the front ...
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