"Los Angeles. Theme park heaven." Los Angeles by K.Knight

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Hollywood.....Land of dreams.

Hollywood has the stars, the lights and the cameras and can make anything look better than it actually is. Even this beautiful photo of Anne and I sitting in front of the hollywood sign is not what it seems. This "Happy snap" was taken at Universal studios just as we emerged from the backlot tour. The scene is painted onto a wall and the only thing real, besides us, in the entire photo is the guard rail that we are sitting on! The real hill was very brown and void of any vegetation when we visited and the Hollywood sign, well lets just say it need a good paint job.

Disneyland

I guess every childs dream is to one day come to Disneyland. Well Anne and I came to Disneyland armed with a 7 day pass and we came every day. Either in the morning or in the afternoon and on one occasion we were there from 9.30 am until closing at midnight. A great experience!

Canada 3000. Gone but not forgotten.

"Canada 3000 Airlines regrets to advise that it will cease flying operations effective November 09, 2001," was the terse comment posted on the company's Web site.

Well they might be gone but they are not forgotten. We flew from Edmonton to Los Angeles return with 10 days accommodation, transfers, 7 day Disney pass, one day Ubiversal studio pass, a one day Hollywood sightseeing ansd stars home tour with all breakfasts thrown in for CA$699.00. It is probably no wonder they went broke! At least we had a great time!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A fun place to spend ten days.
  • Cons:An expensive city to visit.
  • In a nutshell:The memories will never fade!
  • Last visit to Los Angeles: Sep 1999
  • Intro Updated Jul 30, 2004
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  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2009 at 4:35 PM

    Nice and entertaining LA tips...also how do you carve into the ice --- sounds difficult (on your HP)...Have a nice day, Norman :)

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2006 at 7:35 AM

    Nice site and good to read that you had a great time in Universal Studios. A place we didn't visit on our stay in LA. Maybe next time, at least you got us wondering :-)

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2005 at 2:40 AM

    looks like you had a great time. Heading to CA in october perhaps we will go back to LA and the Universal studios

  • BuickMackane's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2005 at 4:05 PM

    Looks like you and Anne have wonderful adventures together! Might be heading to Los Angeles within the coming year, so thanks for the tips!

  • Nov 10, 2004 at 8:43 AM

    Good tips on LA and the Universal Studios!

  • Sweetberry1's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2004 at 5:28 AM

    Hey, sounds like this was a real fun trip.. Would love to visit LA again.. By the way, your main photo had me fooled.. lol..

  • talmid's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2004 at 1:20 AM

    Maybe on september I will be in LA...your tips are very useful to know what to see in the Universal Studios. Thanks!

  • Scotsgal's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2004 at 1:04 AM

    I passed the kid on Hollywood sign unfortunatley i didn't get a photo. Universal studios was great and so was the movie tour!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2004 at 3:56 PM

    Universal Studios is certainly a place I want to visit one day !

  • jenniferchin's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2004 at 8:35 PM

    Aha !! Very helpful page here ... next time will stay longer in LA :-) Thank you !!

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