Livingstone Hotel And Apartments
Travel Blogs from Pasadena
... leg of her journey. After a pretty in eventful flight and not much sleep, Beaver arrived in LA (joy oh joy), but being the first off the plane meant I was first through customs and more importantly first in the queue for decent coffee at the Qantas lounge. Hooray! Only a short wait now till I board for New ...
... very quickly I ended up playing on candy crush on my ipad to try to pass the time. Once we landed we waited quite a while to get off the plane, we were one of the last people to get off as most people were in too much of a rush to let us off in front of them despite us being near the front of the plane. I found my suitcase almost straight away but it took us a while to find Jakes bag on the carousel. We were expecting to find the 'Roadrunner' shuttle bus Allison had ...
... shared, because it was so big (and expensive - 8 USD a slice).They have like thirty varieties of cheesecakes, we chose one with chocolate and pineapple. It was the sweetest piece of cake I have ever head and I couldn't even finish it. And if something is too sweet for me, then it's definitely to sweet :-) ...
... things to look at on the way, but it was only a few stops before we were there.
That was really different to what I expected. The bus dropped us off one street back from the beach so we had to walk down a narrow street to get there. Closer to the water it's all really lovely. Great ocean and lovely esplanade area, but closer to the shops along the street it's very seedy and just a little bit scary for me. Not bad but ...
... does that come WITH the food"?? Yikes...
The grounds are right up there with Buchard Gardens on Vancouver Island. They had a huge Chinese Garden with large Japanese style buildings, water features, and even a tea room. We then walked though the Australian Gardens. There was also a Desert Gardens, Rose Gardens and countless others, including Formal Gardens and lawns and Statues all around.
The total acreage is about 120.
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