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I knew there was a strong Hispanic influence here in L.A....but for heaven's sake! We have spoken more "pigeon" Spanish here than anywhere to get ourselves understood! People don't seem to understand our Kiwi/English accents!! Even found myself talking French at the local Subway to try to get our order in....they then tried to teach us Spanish " …
... a protest which started from a Police officer comment about how "women should stop dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized". I'm not going to get into a full scale debate on this topic on my travel blog, but due to my interest in women's rights, I did find the protest an interesting one.
So, other things we've enjoyed in LA have often been food-based, with Ted and Silviya taking us to their favourite eating haunts. We've enjoyed a Korean BBQ - a meal ...
... stores in the complex - Best Buys (a big The Good Guys) and Office Depot - before the hunger pangs got us and we found an IHop place, which stands for International House of Pancakes, to have some amazingly good pancakes! After the late lunch we got onto I-405, which is the major north/south freeway and headed about 20 kilometres to Santa Monica. Found a multi-story car pack, then headed down to to the beachfront to ...
... with machines upstairs and a bar and restaurant downstairs. TV’s going with all sorts of sports on. We spent about an hour donating more money to the US economy then wandered home. Not nearly as many people around tonight, not even weirdo’s dressed up for Halloween, maybe we are out a bit early for them.
In bed well before midnight, bit of an achievement.
Going to Mrs Knotts for breakfast tomorrow as a trip down memory lane from when we were all here 18 years ...
Ok, I have to admit up front I had a few tears here because I was missing my boys... But we still managed to have a great time, next time I will just make sure I win a family trip so we can all go!
We planned ahead here & brought Front of the Line Passes at our hotel so we didn't waste any time waiting in line. From as soon as we got there we had people telling us we could just go right on through. Some of ...
Other places to stay in Rosemead
705 N. San Gabriel Blvd., Rosemead | 2 star motelfrom $119
1001 South San Gabriel Blvd, Rosemead | 1 star motelfrom $60
8621 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead | 2 star motelfrom $54
8711 Valley Boulevard, Rosemead | Motelfrom $31