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Travel Blogs from Glendora
just attended a lecture on the many European explores that traveled
to the South Pacific after the islands were settled by the
Polynesian. The conditions they sailed under were much different
from the experience we are enjoying.
sail out of Los Angeles on September 23, 2013 promptly at 5:00 PM.
It was immediately
that our Captain ...
... and whilst inside I also used the toilet. When I returned O’Malley was cracking up about some homeless guys. Before going to the toilet I saw a black guy asking for a dollar or small change. He was now outside saying ‘Does anybody need a paper shredder?’ Confused about it all O’Malley explained that somebody gave him a dollar and then that because someone had helped him he would help someone. He was wheeling around a case with him ...
... but travelling the scenic route through the residential side of Beverly Hills and Bel Air. The houses we could see we're amazing and all completely different, but a lot are either in gated communities or behind large gates and hedges. In the non-residential areas the roads are in a grid, long and straight, making nice square blocks, but in the expensive residential areas roads twist this way and that, probably because they are mainly up ...
... 9 minutes left in the 4Q. We did see some amazing dunks by Blake so that was highlight. I can understand why Clipper fans are so excited. They have a good team.
Hoping tomorrow we can do a bit of walking but will depend on this cough virus finally giving it up. Damn, its strong - it just won't leave me alone! Its about 3 miles to Venice and 4 to Santa Monica so great walks if the sun is out. Ok, that's all I got for today.
... Bakersfield we drove a further half hour as we approached the Tehachapi mountains which we could see in the distance. My heart sank as I knew that we would have to climb this mountain range in order to get to LA. The caravan seemed to sense my trepidation as being an automatic it started changing gears for no apparent reason and we suddenly seemed to be revving really loudly as we hurtled down the freeway. The temperature around us was getting hotter and hotter and I started to ...