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... us. Really cool ride, almost the best of the day.
Thought we'd bring the pace down a little, so went and saw the Water world show. **** film, but pretty entertaining show. Keeping the vibe relaxed for a bit longer, we opted for the 'Animals of Hollywood' show. Saw a few things that we need to teach our dogs out of it so they are in for a bit of schooling. We then did the 'Backlot tour'. An awesome 45 minute experience that took in all the Universal ...
And talking about the strip. Santa Monica Blvd. Jesus.
I've been here a few times before, for short 1 night stop over's I used to do when flying as an international hostie, it was usually a long ride in, cram in as many nightclubs as you can before the entire of West Hollywood (WEHO) shuts down at 2am, where no more alcohol is being served, and you're virtually pushed out the club doors, finding yourself mingling with randoms ...
... from seedy sports bars with sticky floors to top end clubs with waiters and chandeliers. It's a funny old place. Literally going from the sublime to the ridiculous in a matter of metres. Bar brawls and drug dealers to bottles of champagne in the space of an hour. Everything larger than life and extreme, no half measures or mediocrity here, oh no! It felt a bit like we were on a tour in a theme park rather than a night out in an actual city. It was a great night out though and ...
... the locals. Brunch at Marmalades washed down with Mimosas and Jalopeno Margaritas!!!! Yum :) Wandered around again. D decided to be 'de-wrinkled' in one of the pop-up stores but didn't succumb to the 'today only' offer - I did capture the moment on a sneaky vid lol. Then walked back up Fairfax to Melrose and checked out the funky shops. A quick stop on La brea at Starbucks and we then headed off in to Hollywood. Took the Hollywood Walk of ...
... in New Zealand! As we learnt from our shuttle driver who took us from the airport, the locals are very impatient drivers, and so the horns get very irritating even after only 2 days!
3 things we realised about America that we never knew before:
1. Merry Christmas is not a phrase that is commonly used, instead it is happy holidays.
2. It can get up to 29 degrees Celsius in a Santa Monica winter!
3. I have an addiction to fairground games!