Travel Blogs from El Monte
... big difference. Screens in the backs of the seats, massive movie menu to choose from, I watched 100 Foot Journey, 50 First Dates, Face Off (yuk) and Wolverine whilst Stephen watched Sugar Man, Across the Universe and Pirates of the Caribbean dead man something or other. It really helped to pass the time. We tried to sleep but basically couldn't. Arrived in LA right on schedule thanks to our really good pilot ...
... in the hot sun with a cloudless deep blue sky and not a speck of smog. I took pictures, jumping up for shots and pulling out my ear plugs and, eventually, tilted my head back so far my brand new sunglasses fell off my head and onto the pavement as the bus continued on. Sigh.
I was soon cheered up seeing a sign for a Vietnamese Restaurant called 9021- Pho.
We had lunch at The Ivy and though we didn't see celebs, we ...
... There was not much traffic and we arrived at the Waianae Harbor early, so the driver kept driving up the coast and showed us Makua Cave which was cool. I’d never been to that side of the island so it was nice to finally get out there and see the different beaches including Makaha. The mountains are quite pretty (though not as pretty as the Ko’olaus in my opinion) but I think the windward side, Waikiki and North Shore are more to my taste; I just think the scenery ...
Another early start on the road by 8.00am, today's destination Catalina Island via catamaran. Hours drive by bus to Longbeach where we boarded a very nice catamaran for our cruise, we had ideal weather and smooth seas. Boat ride took just over an hour. Upon arriving we were greater with an idyllic little township of Avalon, it reminded me of Hamilton Island. It appeared this is where some of the more wealthy Americans my holiday. Being Sept 11 many of the home ...
... I thoroughly enjoyed especially after having struggled so much with all the hiphop styles before. When we went in groups I luckily had the chance to record it. I secretly didn't want this class to finish. When I thanked Micheal he said I did a great job! Yay awesome!
Then it was time for a Hiphop and Freestyle class with Fikshun, winner of the last so you think you can dance season. We started with a little routine to warm up which was a lot of fun. ...
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