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... down along it, leading to a 20,000 fuel tank. I tried to climb it to get a look inside and tore my rotatory cuff.
Locals said these hills were once terraced and irrigated to harvest fruit, nut and olive trees for the Nazi's. 1/3 of a mile from the end of the stairs, I took a left and out of the woods and went along a concrete road. The road turned right and lead up to a huge concrete building. the remains of the greenhouse are still there. This was where the ...
... spots - Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, Sunset Strip and Hollywood Boulevard. My enthusiasm was at a fair to middling level thanks to my blossoming hangover, but I did muster up some excitement when we passed the building used as Nakatomi Plaza in Die ******** Hollywood Boulevard we saw the famous stars but annoyingly couldn't see the handprints at Grauman's theatre due to the setup that was going on for the premier of Insidious 3 that night, so I have a new ...
Tuesday March 31
Over the last two days (Tuesday and Wednesday) we had the hop on hop off bus tour. On the Tuesday we just rode the bus around from 10 am from Santa Monica up through Brentwood onto the Santa Monica Highway thru to Beverly Hills.
We saw the Beverly Hills Shield sign at the start of it and the big Beverly Hills sign along the road that everyone stops to have their photo at. The double decker buses are not allowed to stop and hold ...
After getting back to our Hollywood base, we sought out the transportation needed and after a 15 minute walk in the midday sun on the hottest day yet, we reached the bus stop where we then had another 1 hour and 15 minutes journey to the coast at Santa Monica. Santa Monica is a world away from Hollywood, for a start it took us so bloody long to reach there, but on another note its surroundings lacked the 'face lickers'; of course, it's LA so we saw a few ...
... and to airport next day. It seems that public transport is not very convenient or easy from where we were located and I didn't fancy a trip into some gang-banger neighbourhood. Freddies Lincoln town cars (think of Grandads Limo service) to the rescue, so we got to not only see, but ride in a yank-tank. :) Memories of the 60 Pontiac Laurentian I had many years ago.
The journey to Staples took 1.5hrs due to traffic and Freddie dropped us off down the road and ...
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