Travel Blogs from Santa Monica
I'd logged onto couch surfers & left a post hoping to catch a lift to LA & got lucky, a guy was driving up to visit a mate so I tagged along :) he picked me up from the hostel & we went to get breakie then hot footed it up to LA which is only 2 hours away. We got checked in & chilled out by the pool for a bit, before heading out to get some liquor & dinner. Aaron & his mate had got guest list for a club on Hollywood Boulevard ...
Perfect weather, fabulous beach and no stress....Here we are in our neighborhood waiting on the beach bungalow ...we move in on Friday...and are so looking forward to something semi permanent.
Our trip to Seattle is booked. More to come on our 100 year old Aunt and Uncle.
I am forging new relationships here.
When I went to get my hair cut, a lady shouted out, "Hi Mrs. Bloomie." This can't be happening thought I. ...
... similar. we passed loads of shops, shopping malls and large department stores but none of them appear to sell anything as normal as gents shower gel. sorry, i digress. oh, while i remember, our guide book informs me that santa monica was made famous by the baywatch tv series that was filmed here.
tomorrow morning we head on to our last city, san diego. the coastal city ...
... this institution. Like others of its kind, it spans out generously. Still, I judge my Alma Mata (UCT) wins the beauty contest versus this one, outright. Not saying that is the ultimate yardstick for great academic institution. It’s PM and this day went pretty fast for me. Return to Santa Monica for a night time feel of the place then head of to my base down town. A hard bus ride this time as the dash buses were out of service at the hour I ...
... Fred. It would have been rude not too, I had to give the fans what they wanted.
We visited a number of other joints including Whiskey Girls which was next to our hostel and became a bit of a local but we probably had the most fun at Double Deuce which was complete with a mechanical bull. All three of us had a crack on the bull as did our new Aussie mates. I would argue that I was the best on the bull and there is video footage and some unwelcome bruises between ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Palm Motel Santa Monica
Other places to stay in Santa Monica
Venice, Santa Monica | 2 star motelfrom $144
- Great Price. Great Place.
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Venice, Santa Monica | 1 star motelfrom $82
Venice, Santa Monica | Motelfrom $110
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- It would be too soon if I never go there again!
Venice, Santa Monica | Motelfrom $90
Venice, Santa Monica | 1 star motelfrom $76
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