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Travel Blogs from Monterey Park
... gutted to be leaving especially as I still have a big list of things to see, though I'm looking forward to some home comforts, a few special things coming up and seeing all my favourite people. Although they'll never hear it, a massive thanks to all the people who helped us on our way. Without the advice, directions, pitying taxi drivers, free phone calls, men with wire coat hangers and countless others we don't know the names of we definitely would not have made it. That's all ...
Sitting on the floor of the LAX airport at 11:30pm, my trip is becoming more and more real. My next flight will put me in Seoul, South Korea and from there it's just a small jump over to Beijing. One more day and I'll get to stay in one place for a few days.
Even though I'm still really nervous I'm starting to get more and more exciting. It's really sinking in all ...
... on the credit card! We were here all day, browsing and trying on clothes. We had to get back for dinner with a friend of Ailish's. We went for dinner in a cool place called Pink Taco on sunset boulevard, Mexican restaurant. This place was really cool and chilled out, we even ordered a bucket of Corona....we thought that we had left Mexico two weeks ago! Met up with Kate, and had a nice meal and walked home ...
... they started adding rides around it later, and it seems like over time they've turned the tour into more of a theme park attraction than the Paramount and Warner Bros ones. The tram we were on took us through the different lots, took us through some of the huge backlot and we saw the street facades that they use for various cities. But there was a section of the tour where we went inside and there was a 3D King Kong simulator show where dinosaurs and King ...
... that are very different than my own. Typically what most people would call "challenging destinations".
The phrase "inshallah" sums it up perfectly--"If God wills it". Nothing more than that. Things will happen if God wills them to, or they won't. It's not up to me, or to you, or to anyone else. Traveling is really just merging with fate, and giving up and letting it all sorta just happen.
I cannot wait to begin my journey tomorrow! Peace be to you all!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking