Travel Blogs from Rancho Palos Verdes
... This must be how Layla felt also, offering up her home to us, which is a big part of the meaning behind family for me, me Casa Su Casa. We settled into getting to know the family, Steve (Covino) and the gorgeous Melody. Steve by the way has the best job in the world, he gets up, strolls to his garden shed, then talks live on the radio to one of his buddies over on the east coast, about anything that comes to mind, from Sport to current affairs to the relevance of size when it comes ...
... A bit of a disappointment however was Yosemite National Park. I'm sorry for those of you who have been there and loved it but for us it just didn't quite get the juices flowing. Don't get me wrong, it's pretty and all, but there are far more beautiful places in the USA that we saw along the road trip. We did stay in a beautiful place called June Lakes which is about 15miles outside of the Yosemite National Park so that made up for it. As did the drive from Yosemite to San Francisco - ...
... my first pet ever, my guinea pig James. Whenever I got sad, I would go sit out there and think. (*If this was a movie, the melodramatic music and flashback start here.*) So I can’t really downplay the sadness I felt as a child when we lost our pets.
It’s also worthwhile mentioning that I have always been a sap – I cried for a week after Princess Diana died, and I was like, 12 years old. I didn’t even know who she was! But everyone ...
... and taking a the artiest photos we could imagine. Santa Monica Pier is like something out of England, a US version of Brighton Pier, but with Bubba Gumps Seafood restaurant instead! Good burgers & chips for under $6 each, and Steve had a root beer which tasted like medicine! After Santa Monica it was a short drive to Venice Beach, a beatnik beach paradise of old, full of tacky souvenir shops and ganja sellers peddling the medicinal treatment of ...
... a jug there, home about 1am for the younger members of the group. A view of two white cheeks noted and reported around Hollywood.....Lucky not to be locked up.
Dolby Theatre tour today, this is oscar country, great theatre.
On our way to Las Vegas tonight, will see the lights on approach, can't wait. Hopefully we will all survive. The pleasure pool, gambling, glitter and lights. Look out.....
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet