August 13: Fly from Dulles (IAD) to Los Angeles (LAX)
Visited my Mom's good old friends in Encino
for a hotdog
Henson (Muppets) Studios, originally Charlie Chaplin's Studio
Boulevard, The Comedy store (where my dad did shows), The Roxy
Boulevard, Gramman's Chinese Theatre, Walk of Fame
Beach and pier
the night in Marina Del Rey
& Hot tub at the hotel.
Monica Beach and Pier, Zoltar, Pac-Man
gate to Miley Cyrus's house, Tuluca Lake
Studio, Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, and Cartoon Network Studios
front gate of 6 Flags Magic Mountain
the night in Ridgecrest (China Lake/Mojave Desert)
up the eastern side of the Sierra Mountains
Breakfast in Lone Pine
Entered Yosemite Park from the Eastern gate, through Tioga Pass (9,945
Yosemite Villiage: El Capitan, Angel Falls, Half Dome
Spent the night at The Narrow Gauge Inn in Fish Camp, CA
Drove through the western Sierra foothills then down...
into the Central Valley (farms, crops, and orchards)
San Luis Reservoir (gigantic, but very low water level)
Into Santa Cruz
through the Henry Cowell Redwood Forrest
at The Crow's Nest
the night at The Bay Front Hotel
moved over to the Harbor Lights Hotel in Capitola
the day at the beach and hotel
on the Capitola Pier
at the Paradise Beach on the deck.
Drove up the coast from Santa Cruz to San Francisco
Gate Bridge...it was cold and windy.
in Sausalito at the marina
Filbert Street...the next street over from famous "Lombard Street"
Wharf and Pier 39
dinner back at the Nob Hill Motor Inn (Van Ness & Pacific)
the Bay Bridge to Lafayette, CA and walked the Reservoir
drove to the top of Mount Diablo
at IHOP, Emoryville, right next to PIXAR studios
the night at the Willwood Inn, Milbrae
from SFO back to Dulles
or on the map to go to the slide show.