2015 – Los Angeles

Days 9 & 10

We boarded our train around 9:30 Wednesday night… As far as the train trip, everything went pretty much as scheduled and planned. We did decide to see if we could raise the upper bunk with Stephen still in it. Answer: Yes. At a couple of stops along the route… And at our last train breakfast … Continue reading »

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Day 8

We finally got to start a day a little later after a couple of very tiring days. We packed up the rental car and checked out of our hotel. We stopped at Chick-fil-a for breakfast. Then we got to experiance something we had so far been able to avoid. Los Angeles traffic. Having lived most … Continue reading »

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Day 7

Today was Disney California Adventure… And the perfect Mickey ears for me… Our train leaves at 10:00pm tomorrow night so we will have plenty of time to see some more stuff tomorrow. Then we begin the journey home.

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Day 6

Pretty simple day to today. Disneyland… We found Nemo… Monorail… It’s churro time… Stephen and I do not care for rollar coasters. However, we LOVED Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. We rode it 5 times. Here is Vicky and Michael on it… At the Fantasmic show… On our way out…

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Day 5

We checked out of hotel #2 and headed over to the Aquarium… To take a look at some sea life… And pet some sea life… Including touching jellyfish… After a quick lunch, we headed to the Queen Mary to check it out. We then headed out for hotel #3 in Anaheim. It is right next … Continue reading »

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Day 4

We drove around a bit this morning in Hollywood. We all got a glimpse of the Hollywood sign. Then we headed over to the Lebrea Tar Pits. Just FYI, Michael pulled out the selfie stick today so you will see some results of that in today’s post. We then made the 30 minute drive down … Continue reading »

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Day 3

The day started early with our train arriving into Los Angeles EARLY. That’s right, I said our Amtrak train was early. 4:45am. We headed into the station and checked into the sleeper lounge where we had to wait until 7:00 for the rental car place to open. Once we got our car, we stopped by … Continue reading »

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Los Angeles Union Station

Now just waiting for the rental car place to open. Enjoying the new sleeper lounge!     

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Day 2

The day started early for me. As most know, I am a train nerd. So I decided to stay up a good portion of the night to watch all the train switching going on. You might think that switching three cars from our train to another would be simple. However, you have to take into … Continue reading »

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Day 1

Tuesday afternoon we drove to Fort Worth from Amarillo. The 5 or so hours went by quickly. We met up with our good friends Caroline and Ben and had dinner together and then they hosted us at their house for the night. We had a leisurely morning waiting to go to the station until we … Continue reading »

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