Our journey to LA
Trip Start Dec 09, 2006
9Trip End Mar 20, 2007
Map your own trip!
Show trip route
Fishermans Grotto. The fish is delicious. Tahira washed her dinner down with a cocktail - non-alcoholic of course!
America! which is open to the public. Ian set off to see the 1st and 18th tee and I went to the toilet! Carried on with our drive down Route 1 down the coast through an area called the Big Sur. Again it had beautiful views as it overlooks the Pacific.
over that night in a town called St Luis Obispo on the outskirts of Napa Valley. Lovely town. Didn't do much that night again. Ian got his 16oz steak which he's been craving since we arrived in America! The sun was shining again the next day! So, top down again and on with our journey to LA. We stopped off in Santa Barbara for lunch.
it in Santa Barbara somewhere. Bummer. Luckily there was only about $20 in it. But his cards were in there - suppose they could be cancelled. Looks like i'll be doing the spending from now on! We carried on to LA and had two nights in Hollywood at the Celebrity Hotel which we thought was perfectly located. Behind the Chinese Theatre and just avoiding the seedy part of Hollywood Blvd. Tahira did wonder whether we'd see any famous
people but with so many people here the chances are pretty slim. On our way to the hotel we passed the Chinese Theatre
About about half hour wait they turned up and as they al do now, came over to the crowd for photo's and autographs. Ian was the cameraman while I just drooled over MM.
too from across the street (can't remember his real name!) Some good news the next morning as we were still half asleep. Angela sent us a text (thanks Angela!) to let us know that a Mr Popular (seriously!) found Ian's wallet and got his company name off one of the cards, went on the website and got his office number to let him know. Ian contacted
Mr Popular and he said he'd happily send his wallet to Las Vegas (our next stop). We were very much taken aback with his honesty. We spent that day at Universal Studios theme park. The studio tour is really good but aside from that thought the park was mainly
aimed at kids. None of the rides are thrilling - The Mummy was the best - but it was still good fun. We stayed around Hollywood Blvd that night to see the Walk of Fame (which we were already walking on and didn't realise!) and the hands and feet print outside the
Chinese Theatre. Hollywood Blvd is great cos it all comes alive at night with the lights, street performers, people in weird costumes doing weird things. Its so odd but great! Next morning we went to see the famous Hollywood sign.
Where I stayed