Travel Blogs from El Monte
... based on a movie. It was a action show about pirates. They used heaps of special effects to tell the story including stunt men, guns, bombs, fire and even landed a plane from overhead. We went on all of the rides. These included Shrek 4D, Transformers, Simpsons, Jurassic Park and Return of the Mommy. The rides were amazing. Transformers and Simpsons were simulated 3D rides that were so lifelike. Shrek 4D was in ...
... just near our apartment , nicole, peter and i had a leisurely paddle to finish off the day whilst cam watched judge Judy and Divorce Court aaaarggghhhhhh.
New york was an amazing city, we saw so much but didn't get close to seeing everything.
MAKING OUR WAY HOME
We booked a car to Newark as we didn't want to be hauling the extra luggage down those bloody stairs into the bowels of ...
... trip. The sand was pretty, the beach very clean, and there were plenty of trash cans and restrooms. The water was cold, but it was a great trip.
Then we walked up the path and ended up on the pier. I had NO idea there was so much crammed onto one small space. It was a blast. The girls rode rides and we ate lunch there. They all said their burgers were delicious! We took tons of gorgeous photos ...
... including the Hollywood sign, which was great to see in person. Our last stop on the tour was Rodeo Drive. Home of the fanciest shops where the rich people spend a fortune and it always looks so glamorous and beautiful on the TV. In real life... It looked pretty much like one of the fancy northern or eastern Sydney suburbs. I'm not sure what I was expecting, and it did look flash, just not all that flash. Oh and ... ...
... did not get a us ticket. Short bus ride then back to a steep walk through a housing estate to the Hollywood sign. It is situated on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountains. The sign overlooks the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. HOLLYWOOD" is spelled out in 45-foot-tall (14 m) and 350-foot-long (110 m) white capital letters. It was originally created as an advertisement for local real ...
Other places to stay in El Monte
12040 Garvey Avenue, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $64
3429 Peck Road, El Monte | 1 star motelfrom $55