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... from the mainland.
We quickly left the city and headed into the hills that surround the city. We reached a gate which controls access to the rest of the island. The huge majority of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy. We were admitted and soon left pavement for a dirt road.
Like all of California the island is bone dry. The road was a cloud of dust, which soon coated the inside of the bus - and all of us. We drove up ...
... showered and off we went in time for happy hour. OMG - the place and the clientele just ooze money. The cars pulling up were amazing. I'm not a car person but even I could see they were expensive. The one that most impressed Glen was a Bugatti Beyron which is worth about 2 million pounds. So I didn't see any Beverly hillbillies. Only saw 2 homeless people today and one police incident which was just a traffic violation. After the Beverly Wilshire Glen wanted to go ...
... wanted to drill so close to shore the local government gave permission only in the proviso that they made them look like tropical islands so as not to spoil the view. The oil companies worked with the artists from Disney who creat all of the jig sets and displays to create the islands. Only in America would a) oil companies be allowed to drill right off the tourist beaches and b) would then hide it in fake ...
... at a really cool 50s diner for dinner where we had classic diner food like burgers pastrami sandwiches and of course pies from the spinning glass cabinet. They had an amazing collection of movie memorabilia in the gift shop. I like the Marilyn Monroe stuff the best. They had an ice cream and candy bar and we even saw bacon and maple syrup lollypops! Then it was on to LA. We arrived really late so we just went to our favorite free campsite...Target carpark! Thanks for reading- Grace.
... Katie Perry put on an awesome performance that brought the 'house-down'. Given the money and fan-base in American Football, it was certainly bigger and better than anything I've ever seen at an AFL or NRL Grand Final.
After a few more drinks with the few locals at my table, and learning a bit more about the game, I wandered back to the Hotel for an early night. It was exciting to see the Superbowl but I still don't understand the game much...LOL!
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2364 Pacific Coast Highway, Lomita | Motelfrom $64