Travel Blogs from South El Monte
... at home. Went to head home as we had planned on taking Moo to the beach again but Avie rang and said they were at the Museum so we decided to buy a pitcher of beer at The Venice Whaler, on the roof. headed home for a snooze that turned into a Jacuzzi when Mackie turned up. We headed to Jason's favourite restaurant where he Dan and my Dad blew $3000 on a lunch a few years ago. They all know and love Jason because ...
I had a very exciting past week (week and a half) when my mom came to visit me here in California! We managed to do and see a lot, and also made time for relaxing. We also got to eat at some amazing spots – seriously, I haven't eaten this well in years. Although we sort of forgot to take into account that it was a holiday weekend (after the 4th of July) and we didn’t really (at all) have any hotels booked, we managed to avoid sleeping in my car, so that ...
... br> Colisium San Francisco
Nationals park , Washington, D.C.
Wrigley field, Chicago
Fenway park, Boston
Yankee stadium New York
Citi stadium New York
United Centre Chicago
Sporting events attended
Golden state warriors v San Antonio spurs basket ball playoffs
oaklands As v Kansas City royals base ball
Washington nationals v New York mets baseball ...
... I could see the still snow-capped mountains of Colorado, the orangey/red desert and plateaus of southern Utah, and the shrubbery covered mountains of California. Twas a beautiful sight, until we began our descent into LAX. The blanket of smog that covered the city and suburbs was extremely visible, and quite frankly disgusting. Ugh, pollution.
From here I'll depart to San Francisco at 4pm (Cali time) and ...
... be described as a wonderland). This place is a giant seafood market with hundreds of choices from clams, mussels, fish, crabs, lobster, oysters, to weird and wonderful delicacies like urchin. You buy the fish as you would from a fish monger, but these guys will steam or broil (grill) the seafood for free! You enjoy it picnic style with a pitcher of beer on little picnic benches that are dotted around the marina (covering the table with newspaper to collect ...