Travel Blogs from El Monte
... Adventure to have a look around the areas we hadn't seen yet. I'm not a fan of Cars, but the Cars land was really cool - it was nicely decorated and themed. A Bug's Land was awesome: the details and thought that went into it was cool. There were straws for bent lamp posts with firebugs on the end - their butts were lights. There was a huge cereal box to walk through to get to the land lots of tall 'stems' with leaves ...
... to see what all the fuss was about, so we caught the metro to Vine, walked down to sunset and got on the bus to The House Of Blues (which is now closed which is rubbish). Whilst on the metro, a guy got into our carriage with a guitar. 'Here we go...' I thought. 'Another beggar that's going to play a song then ask for money.' He had his case open for tips, of course, but didn't ask. He played a number of Jonny Cash songs and was actually ...
What an insane couple of days. Sorry we haven't been able to update much-it has been ridiculously busy. We have been at parties, training, workshops and rehearsals for the final show. We are loving the support we have gotten from the school and community-it made us all smile. Thank you for that. Wednesday started early at 7:00am to see the exciting reveal of who would be in the semi finals for the Showcase (not related to medals or competition but televised show of mainly vocals, ...
... Tsuruma home now adorned with decades of gorgeous rose bushes and a super high tech toilet. Many small plates of tasty snacks appear along with some reassuring udon. We catch up on news and the girls retire to crash in Kendai and Haruko's old bedrooms. The end of a long 24 hour day, it's a relief to have made it and even when jet lag grabs us long before dawn, we still manage to catch up on a good round of shut ...
... choice, this ranged from the outstanding voice of Ethan Hughes, the beatboxing of Cole Blyde and rapping of Jacob Hellier to the off key cat strangling of Mr Aaron Lock. Great team bonding
We stopped in a very nice little town called Solvane for lunch. On the way back to the bus we had our first official celebrity spotting, Neal McDonough (Justified, Band of Brothers, Star Trek, Medical Investigation, Desperate Housewives) he was also in a rugby movie, Forever Strong, so ...
Other places to stay in El Monte
12040 Garvey Avenue, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $76
Landmarks / Van Dorn, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $96
- A Good Value
- Great value and service
- Saved alot on meals