Villa Brasil Motel
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Hollywood on a tuesday night must be a big night as the bars and restaurants were very loud well and truly into the morning. Thankfully we have all been accustomed to noise on this trip and just sleep through it.
Our apartments are very cute and modern, we are also in a very good part of hollywood blvd.
We had planned to meet up at 9:30am and head to Universal Studios. The train stop for Universal is one stop after ours. Very easy ...
... have placed their hands and feet in concrete - my favourite was Roy Rogers and Trigger (1949) which says a bit about my vintage.
Then a slow drive around the area where numerous celebrities have bought homes while our guide delighted in telling us how many millions of dollars they had paid for them. We stopped off at Universal Studios for lunch.
And then a stop to take photos of the famous HOLLYWOOD sign on the hillside.
And no, ...
... far, at least - hoping for more to come!). The places I've seen, things I've done, people I've connected with - the culmination is something I never fathomed leading up to the trip.
Funny how that happens - you can plan every last detail, have an image in your mind of what it will be like - and then reality comes in and changes it all. Sometimes for better, sometimes for ...
... to my liking. Before we knew it it was time to head to the gate, we were all starting to feel the last 4 weeks catching up I think! I headed to the vending machine to get a bottle of water, put my money in, pushed the button and out popped not only my water but about $6 extra change... score!! Finally the boarding call came through and Rodd and I waited to be the last onboard, cos really we're going to be sitting in that plane for nearly 14 hours, what's the hurry ...
... and you can still spend your time at the beach. Isn't that what life is all about? Oh, who knows... That night was New Years Eve, and while everyone else planned on heading into the LA city proper - Hollywood is a different part of town - I had plans to go watch Hollywood Babble-on. HBO, as it's known by it's millions of listeners, is one of my favourite podcasts featuring the very potty-mouthed Kevin Smith and his equally potty-mouthed friend Ralph Garman. Both are very ...
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