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... s signature incense. Buying the odd little souvenir to remind us of our time here, easily walking half way along this whole beachfront stretch. Being midday, we grabbed a couple of frozen lemonades & a slice of pizza to share and headed for the beach for a bit to slob out like Wayne & Waynetta. It was so relaxing to just sit and do nothing for a welcome change, watching the waves crash in and those attempting it out on the waves getting dumped. Even the beaches ...
This morning I decided I wanted to head down to the beach so made my way to Venice Beach. Included 2 buses and nearly 2 hours of traveling....LA is so big! When I got to Venice Beach I was immediately relieved. It was like a festival down there, loads of cool stalls on the boardwalk. A great skate park with some really great skateboarders/skaters. Had a great time chilling on the beach and watching the skaters. Bus back wasn't too painful, just took ...
... some serious money lives. Rodeo drive is out of this world! We didn't dare enter most of the shops for fear of a Pretty Woman episode but the window shopping was more than sufficient! We walked down the main section of rodeo drive and then took a side street to where we would eventually get the bus home. Off the main street were more shops and restaurants full of glamorous people - which was becoming a theme in LA of course. In Santa ...
... Texas. We made a quick visit to the Queen Mary before heading to Riverside to return our bikes.
We finally re united with Greg and Mel at the dealership and hired a car to get us back to Santa Monica and then to the airport I elected to drive. That was really weird driving a car the bike was easy to get used to the car took longer.
Back in Santa Monica we all watched Greg and Mel repack, very amusing. A quick tip back to the ...
... slingers, old saloons, and burros you get the idea! The burros roam freely and often hold up traffic. But they liked our kids and were rewarded with a few hay cubes. At high noon a gun fight/bank robbery broke out and we donated to The Shriners as a "thank you" for the show. I warned you.....tourist trap ghost town! It was one of the busiest stops on our drive.
Dusty desert was all we saw on the rest of the ...
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