Travel Blogs from El Monte
... to stories of survivors.
Of the 9 million Jews that resided in Germany, over 2/3's were brutally killed. As I walked through and read about the genocide, I realized my hand had been over my mouth in awe for longer than I could remember. It is a powerful monument to the way in which history is discussed and understood through emotionalism.
The first few rooms, much like an exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural history, began with ...
... for a couple of hours.
The next ride that we went on was a ride from the movie Mummy, a horror ride, this has a track along with effects as you go along it has scenery all through the roller coaster with Egyptian artifacts, then suddenly you shoot along the track, We all went on this roller coaster and mum really enjoyed it
We then did a bit of shopping, while I went off and go my photo with a transformer, he was a bit scary.
Southern California - where one of the lead news stories is frost on a car in Burbank! We laughed out loud.
Today we have tickets to "Decorating Places." There are three venues we can visit to see the Rose parade floats being decorated. For those of you who don't know, the floats are decorated with organic materials only and every inch needs to be covered. The organic material isn't just flowers but also can be coffee, fruit, seeds, beans, lentils, ...
... and use the elevator on your left (behind the bell desk). Once you get your room key you will use the main elevator bank. The elevator system they have installed is the type where you first swipe your room key, then you punch in your floor number on the keypad and the screen directs you which elevator (A, B, C, D) to go to. There are no floor buttons inside the elevator cars. Now, in my old building at work we used to have this system and it worked well. However, I found ...
... Even more coincidental, they came from Adelaide!
We liked the look of the Grizzly River Rapids in Adventure land. Eight-men circular rafts made their way on what at first seemed like a relaxing ride down the river. We refused to be lulled into a false sense of security however, as we'd seen the people coming off at the other end completely drenched! It was with some concern that we covered Nomes' backpack which contained our cameras with Nomes' jacket. ...
Other places to stay in El Monte
12040 Garvey Avenue, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $76
3429 Peck Road, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $60