Travel Blogs from Buena Park
... was wearing shorts, clever boy. We found the signage in the airport questionable and wended up at the wrong end and had to rush to get to our connecting flight or so we thought. We finally get to our terminal only to discover our plane isn't due to depart for about 4 hours, lol!
After some lunch and some sitting around we are on our way to LA. This flight was about 5 hours but felt much longer. We didn't sleep much and only had the ...
... market than what you would expect in America... After this we went to 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, which is the main shopping/restaurant area and had a yummy and healthy Asian dinner.
We arrived at our apartment on Hollywood Boulevard, yes ON Hollywood Boulevard at about 9pm. James did a fantastic job navigating the traffic from one side of LA to the other. Even though it was night time there was still a heap of traffic!!
... though, through 150 miles of rolling golden hills, and the view stopped me begrudging him too much.
My hosts were lovely, and after getting to know each other over lunch at 'In-N-Out Burger' - an infamous California chain - we spent the rest of the drive down having some interesting discussions about Californian politics (turns our Arnold Schwarzenegger only told his wife he'd fathered their housekeep's child after she defended him during ...
... free up the zoom. I was less than happy and to make matters worse, Wendy was having trouble working her camera. Hence the average photos uploaded. Looks like I will have to try and claim it on travel insurance when I get back to NZ. Luckily I have my old camera back at the room for the rest of the trip.
The tournament was cool with jousting, sword fights and other games involving medieval weapons. The horses ridden were Andalusians, which ...
... that light. Overall LA has been an experience to say the least, nothing like we had anticipated it would be, very much a let down but still somewhere I think you have to see it for yourself to make up your own mind. The glitz and glamour remain only in the small areas of the rich with the rest of the city seeming to struggle to get through day to day, very much an eye opener into life in America. Our next stop was Vegas. Will update the blog on that ...
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