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When 2016 got underway, not many would have predicted that AJ Styles would be eligible for WWE Superstar of the Week by the end of January. However, here we are—and there should be little doubt that The Phenomenal One has been the standout wrestler of the past seven days. Between one of the most arresting debuts in recent history and two above-average television matches, Styles has hit the ground running in the early days of his WWE career. There were many who thought we'd never see him join the roster, but any doubters have been...Jump to full entry
Jan 8, 2016 - Sightseeing
Sleep in this morning!! Beautiful day today, so we got the car out & went for a drive. Headed to Venice Beach, but you couldn't get anywhere near it unless you parked & paid up big for that pleasure! By this time, it was 10am, so we did the tourist thing & had breaky at McDonald's at Venice Beach. After that, we went on a small drive to see some of Los Angeles - 5 hrs later we had driven through Malibu Beach, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, Hollywood & ended up on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We walked around & looked at some of the stars,...Jump to full entry
Jan 7, 2016 - Made it to the West Coast!
Even after a very late night last night, it was up at 7am & on the road by 8.30am. It took a bit longer to pack as we have been in Vegas 3 nights We were really naughty & had pancakes for breakfast at IHOP. Darren & I tried the blueberry pancakes as blueberries are healthy, but let's just say that we didn't finish! Check out the decadent one Zachary had!! Travelling through to Los Angeles, so we travelled along Route 66 from Barstow to Victorville. It was very cold today, so the places where we got out & looked, we were very quick!! Like...Jump to full entry
Nov 18, 2015 - LA - Manhattan Beach
Spent a lovely afternoon walking up and down Manhattan Beach. Weather is beautiful and the ocean - oh what can I say? We're getting ready to board our flight to Auckland.... 13 hours. Not sure what this will be like - but others have survived it so we will too. :)Jump to full entry
Nov 12, 2015 - Day 25...LA
Left RV park just before 10.00am heading for LA. We've found a park not far from where we need to drop the RV back, so have booked in there. We've clocked over 5200 miles today (just over 8300 km). Pulled over for lunch in a Walmart Car Park and walked around for a while. Caught in very heavy traffic on the I-102 heading into the park. Were delayed for over an hour. Now to sort out and pack up the van, dropping back first up in the morning, then heading to Santa Monica. (Internet connection not very good, so will upload photos when its...Jump to full entry
Nov 12, 2015 - Breakfast with Mickey and Minnie
This morning we went to one of the hotels at Disneyland to have breakfast with some of the Disney characters. We got to meet and have photos with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Daisy Duck and Stitch. Stitch was the funniest and we also got to have a dance with him when they played music. it was a buffet so you got to eat whatever you want. The best things were the Mickey Mouse shaped waffles and the crispy bacon. After that we drove back in to Los Angeles to visit the La Brea Tar Pits. The Tar Pits contain fossils that are 20,000 years...Jump to full entry
Nov 11, 2015 - G'day LA
This morning we drove into Los Angeles. Luckily it's a public holiday today for Veterans Day (like our ANZAC Day) so there weren't too many cars on the freeway. In Los Angeles we went to the California Science Center which is like a museum. There were lots of cool things there but the best thing was a real Space Shuttle! The space shuttle Endeavour went into space 25 times and we got to walk right underneath it. It was huge! On the bottom it has 250,000 tiles each with their own number. After each mission into space they have to take off...Jump to full entry
Oct 21, 2015 - Last few hours in LA
We are due to move on to Anaheim today but there isn't a rush to get there as we can't check in until 4 pm. Since my last entry we have done a few things. On Monday we went to the Grammy museum. It was pretty good. Lots of costumes and handwritten songs from a variety of singers. It's was quite interactive and you could listen to the artists talking of singing and watch lots of videos. They were setting up a Frank Sinatra exhibit while we were there and I heard the guy explaining to staff that he loved painting and they had his actual easel...Jump to full entry
Oct 19, 2015 - Madame Tussaud and Hollywood sign
We have been out and about the past few days. I've hurt my back and ish is laughing every time I yelp in pain. Think it's from being thrown around the rides at Universal. Can't even bend to pick up my backpack. Thank goodness I bought some anti inflammatories for my knee. We went to Madame Tussaud wax museum the other day. The detail is incredible. I can't believe how short or tall some celebrities are. Was surprised how short Patrick swaye was, how tall Clint Eastwood is and Harry and William and Kate! They had some costumes to dress up in...Jump to full entry
Oct 19, 2015 - Day 1.....And....We are Off......
Left home at 6.45am, many thanks to Alyce for taking us to the Airport, our flight left on time and we were off...... Arrived Sydney without drama, and caught the bus to the International Airport, where we had a 7 hour wait. Thankfully we were able to check in our luggage, and wait with just our hand luggage. We spent most of this time using the Sydney Airport free Wi-Fi. Interestingly, Paula spotted one of our waiting passengers, she's certain this was Robert Redford...certainly looked like him, dressed very casual & unshaven, once the...Jump to full entry
Oct 16, 2015 - Universal studios
Today we got up early to deal with the traffic and be at Universal Studios as it opened. I was anticipating big crowds but luckily we seemed to time everything right and we got to see everything before the major crowds hit. It didn't have as many rides as I thought it would but the ones it did have had amazing detail. We didn't have to wait too long for any of the rides so that was great! We went on the minion ride first and it was a pretty good warm up for the others. Next we went on the Simpsons ride and it was a simulated ride like the...Jump to full entry
Oct 14, 2015 - We are in LA!
We have come to realise a few things lately.... 1. Speed limit signs are few and far between and even though it says speed limit is... It seems to mean that's the slowest you can go.... 2. Indicators are optional. It's quite rare for Californians to use it and they are oblivious to traffic around them and will pull out in front of you or even while they are next to you ( 3 trucks have nearly side swiped us today doing that alone) I think I need as many eyes as a fly to see all angles. It's certainly testing my driving skills! 3. It's either...Jump to full entry