Yosemite National Park, CA Friday 28th: Lone Pine, Death Valley to Yosemite http://www.yosemitepark.com/yosemite-lo dge.aspx : Room 3204 I slept poorly and was awake from 3am. I gave up at 6.30 and got up to try out the coffee machine. It only took 2 attempts. Mark and I went for a walk up the road to … More Lone Pine to Yosemite
Lone Pine: Death Valley, CA Thursday 27 June We woke to another beautiful but scorching day with clear blue skies.Mark and I headed to the gym before we checked out from our Las Vegas Hotel. I noted that we were ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ and hoped that we were going to fare better than Nicolas Cage … More We survived ‘Death Valley”!
Grand Canyon Day Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV Wednesday 26 thWe had a wake up call booked for 6 am due to our early tour start but I was up early which was lucky as the wake up call seemed to sleep in! The automatic shutters opened to reveal another sunny and magnificent cloudless … More Grand Canyon Day
Our first day in Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV http://www.vdara.com/ Tuesday 25thWe got away from the LA apartment at 9.3o am. Mid city had a 25 block Police ‘lock down’ following an overnight shooting. Two policemen were shot at whilst returning to base but, luckily, we were not caught up in any … More Our first day in Las Vegas
Our last day in LA Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA Monday 24th June: Mark headed out early to pick up the rental car from LAX. I tried out the gym and Tom slept in. He woke feeling much better and well able to tackle another day. We weren’t too sure what to do today. … More Our last day in LA
Our second full day in LA Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA Sunday 23rd.We slept a little late but headed out towards Santa Monica and Venice Beach by using the ‘hop on and off’ bus. It was a little overcast but that made the stroll along Santa Monica Pier and board walk more pleasant. We … More Our second full day in LA
Our first two days in LA Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA http://www.vrbo.com/157486 Friday 21st June It started off as the shortest day in the year for us but ended up being the longest day as we made it up to the northern hemisphere. We arrived at the apartment at midnight Fri June 21st. The … More Our first two days in LA