Thursday, November 20, 2008
Sunset from Hermosa Beach
Red carpet in Hollywood
Knott's Berry Farm
Santa Monica Beach
We had a great vacation and it is so hard to come back to reality. It has been raining and windy here since we returned and I am longing for the sunshine of L.A. and Mexico. Our 6 day stay in L.A. was fantastic. We stayed in Hollywood and visited Knott's Berry Farm and Universal Studios. We did alot of good rides and we especially loved the sunset on Santa Monica Beach. We went to the Madonna concert at Dodgers Stadium and Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake also performed with Madonna! We also saw J. Lo and Mark Anthony coming into the concert. We didn't get back to the hotel until 2:00 am after a subway and bus ride.
On Sunday, before leaving for the cruise ship, we got the chance to be around for the Priemere of Kunfu Panda II (that is not the correct name of the movie though). The red carpet was out and there were lots of people around. We were there early though and had a good spot to check things out. We saw Angelina Jolie, Jack Black and we even had to our picture taken with Dustin Hoffman and got his autograph. Only in Hollywood!
The cruise went to three ports in Mexico. My favorite is Cabo San Lucas because they have the most beautiful beach there and the water is so warm. We went zip lining in Peurto Vallarta which was exciting. We did rock climbing on board the ship and we did pretty much every activity there was to do including rumba, cha-cha, salsa, and hip hop dance classes. The food was really good and I must have had two desserts everynight for dinner. Every morning for breakfast I had a big bowl of fresh fruit and waffles with strawberries and whip cream. I most definetely will miss that breakfast!
I head out to Gander tomorrow for a week. I'm working out there and I'll be staying with my cousin Amanda. It seems so strange to be going again after just getting back. Unfortunately the weather in Gander won't be quite as warm as Mexico!