Santa Monica Motel
Travel Blogs from Santa Monica
... the long route round, which encompassed both scenic viewpoints & some steep climbs :) the views though were well worth the effort & the houses around there on the hills are amazing!!!! I could happily live out there! After that I went back for some rays on the beach & a yumi frozen yoghurt nom nom!! Lst day in LA so I took the bus out to the Getty Centre, it's a free art museum & research centre on top of a hill. The views were ...
... a mankini - thank goodness. It's just like a huge Luna Park with heaps of food stalls, people selling clothing and trinkets etc and lots of rides. We stayed until after dark and just savoured the sighsights.
And now Rich, Pete and myself are sitting in our room eating tacos which they just went down the street to buy. Beautiful! And now the Jack has come again so it will be a late night again.
hasta la vista baby
taking things a lot easier today, well, sort of. the coffee shop on the same site as motel opened up today for first time since we've been here. think they stay closed at weekends and monday. bought some enormous croissants and freshly squeezed orange juice for breakfast and sat on sun terrace. lovely relaxing way to start the day. ...
the bus (thankfully) up to Santa Monica today, went straight to the
pier … its really long and has a Bubba Gump shrimp restaurant.
Played in the arcade and had a pic at the very End of Route 66, not
that we had set foot on it yet. The arcade had some old fashioned
nudie displays, these were hilarious, putting a dime in the machine
lit up a box ...
... 9pnm so was there for 12 hours and that wasnt long enough! I was tired after it but I would have loved to stay there longer and explored more and gone to the second park! :)
I got to go on really every ride that was open at the time except for the merry go around but I was okay missing it :)
I would come back to Hollywood and do universal studios and knotts berry and Warner brothers studio as well.