Travel Blogs from South El Monte
... up large there so we were treated like royalty. A truly spectacular 6 course meal. WOW! Highlighted by quail lasagne...yum! Oh and we rode bikes there and back which was really fun. The restaurant was where the crazy guy entered the boardwalk 3 weeks ago and started running people down in his car. Tomorrow we are walking Jack to school cos he wants to show Mackie. Then we are taking the bikes for a day on our ...
So, let me tell you in a little more detail about our adventures.
Day 1 (Wednesday, July 3rd) Mom had an early start in order to leave BWI at 9:30am. She arrived here at 11am (Cali time) and after about 30 minutes of confusion on both our parts, we managed to make it through the chaos at LAX curbside pick-up to find each other. (Mom may never fly in or out of there again.) I took her back to my place in Whittier to see my room and the kitties, ...
... cubs v Pittsburgh pirates baseball
Boston Red Sox v Tampa bay rays baseball
Yankees v Texas rangers baseball
New York mets v Arizona Diamondbacks
Chicago Blackhawks v LA Kings Ice hockey Double O/T thriller that put Chicago into the Stanley Cup playoffs (won)
That's it for this trip - I think it will be quite some time until the ...
... at about 5:30. With that comes another 3 hour layover, but I suppose some of that time will be taken up by retrieving my luggage (a total of 96 pounds... who am i?) and going through the first leg of customs. I'll have to transport my bags to the terminal a total of 3 times throughout my four flights. Probably should have kept that in mind while packing.....
My flight from San Fran leaves at 9:45 pm (Cali time), which ...
... of crab and lobster shell that accumulate when you smack the shell with a wooden hammer!). It was all delicious and had a lovely local family feel.
Massive thanks to Silviya and Ted as without local knowledge, many of these places would be hidden to Robbie and I. (Huge thanks also to Chris and Laura for putting us in touch with them!).
We deliberated for what appeared to be a lifetime over whether or not to hire a car, knowing that LA is the ...