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Day 42: Sunday to Home

Landed around 9:30am on New Years Eve. quickly through the formalities, then a series of trains to get home. A few stats and observations. 42 days Around 6000 miles driven in 30 days Fuel cost between $2.09 and $3:39 per … Continue reading

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Day 41: Saturday in the Twilight Zone

We didn’t have Saturday. It was stolen by the International Date Line. But I couldn’t not have a Day 41, because then a 6 week holiday wouldn’t have taken 42 days. And no photos today.

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Day 40: Friday in Hollywood and Beverley Hills

Up earlier than we wanted to get up because we had to pack our bags and get to the bus stop by 8:30. We jumped on the hop-on-hop-off to take us to Hollywood. After a roam around Hollywood Boulevard, Dolby … Continue reading

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Day 39: Thursday in Disneyland

At $65 per person for a tour company to take us to Disneyland we decided to rent a car for the day to get us there (just when I thought I’d done my last driving on the wrong side of … Continue reading

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Day 38: Wednesday in L.A.

Jumped on the hop-on-hop-off with the first hop-off at fisherman’s village, Del Rey Marina to transfer to a different bus. Massive marina which was the location for Jack’s Bar in the Revenge TV series. Disappointingly, it was only the set … Continue reading

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Day 37: Tuesday in New York and on to Los Angeles

Our last hours in NY, so we were up and moving early. After packing up and checking out we caught the subway up to the Rockefeller Centre and went up to the ‘Top of the Rock’. Although not the highest … Continue reading

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Day 36: Christmas Day in New York

Christmas in New York! A few presents to start the day, then a walk in the wind across Brooklyn Bridge. In the afternoon we headed for Maree and Peter’s place in Noho (near Soho, but north) for an amazing Christmas … Continue reading

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Day 35: Christmas Eve in New York

The day started with a wander around Little Italy and a coffee – one of the few good coffees we’ve had in weeks. We then met up with Pete and craig and made our way to Metlife Stadium in New … Continue reading

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Day 34: Saturday in New York

Awoke to rain – as forecast. Not too cold, forecast low 50s (around 12), but constant driving rain. Undecided whether to have a day of museums or other indoor activities, or to soldier on and hope the weather improves, we … Continue reading

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Day 33: Friday in New York

A slow start after a late night, but we soon caught up. Breakfast at ‘The Butcher’s Daughter’, a very New York experience, followed by subway to 34th and a walk through some iconic areas. 5th Avenue with all its upmarket … Continue reading

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