Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Hollywood Sign!

On Monday morning, we planned to get up and go head out to see the Hollywood sign.  Woohoo!! I was so excited to mark this off my bucket list!  April had an interview that day so she stayed back and prepared for that while Spencer took Hubs & I out.  He knew a back way to get us as close as we possibly could to the front of the sign.  :)  This is from my phone and not zoomed in much!  We were as close as you could get.
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This was our view towards the other direction.
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And when looking over there Hubs asked, "Isn't the beach over this way?" and Spencer politely responded, "Umm, no man it's back over this way." hahahaha
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It's okay, at least he's cute! ;)
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Straight up tourists...
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After the Hollywood sign we headed up to check out the view at the Griffith Observatory.  We went through a little tunnel on the way.  Sweet!
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More views of the Hollywood sign but a little farther away this time.  We had just been right below where the brush stops underneath the sign in this picture.
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This place was beautiful with some even better views of the city!
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They have the solar system laid out in gold plates on the ground to give you a perspective of how far away our plants are.
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Pluto was quite a ways away on it's own...
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We could have stayed there all day looking out at the city.
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Us in LA!
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We headed back to the apartment to grab some lunch and then pick up April and take her off to her interview.  Hubs took a little power nap while he could.  ;)
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We dropped April off and wished her the best of luck!
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We were going to hang out in Pasadena until she was finished.  We headed over to this neat little outdoor shopping mall similar to the Grove.  We looked around for a little bit and were getting pretty hungry so we decided to head back closer to where April was interviewing.
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We stopped to enjoy some coffee while we waited.  I had one of the best lattes ever at Intellegentsia.
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Every last drop gone...and check out that fun little star you find at the bottom of your mug.  Eee! :)
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Did I mention that this was a coffee SLASH wine bar??  Best of both worlds.  Two thumbs up.
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That night we decided to take it a little easy so we cooked out and ate at their apartment.  Chicken wings, baked beans, carrots.
Perfect.  
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After dinner April & I went to her friends house to watch the Bachelor Finale with the girls.  Remember this is my first time around watching it and I have loved every bit of it!  The finale was awesome but.... eh, maybe 2 hours too long for the 3 hour show.  Hahaha!  One of the girls I had loved since the middle of the show won.  Now to wishing them the best!  The next morning we woke up and it was time for us to hit the road.  We had to leave super early to be at the airport in time because of all the LA traffic.  Spencer had to work so April took us to the airport and I do not envy her for one second having to drive in all that traffic but she was a rock star!
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And we spotted this car with hashtags from their wedding so we totally instagrammed them with their hashtag.  hahaha!  #ispyyou!  Great idea for any of you friends having weddings coming up by the way!  ;)
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We made it to the airport and were up in the air in no time.  We had so much fun with Spencer and April and thanks so much guysees for showing us all around your town!  It was beautiful and we can't wait to come back.  :)  Bye Bye LA!  Next stop...San Fran!!!
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4 comments:

  1. Looks as if you guys had a great time!

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  2. These blog posts are like a book series!....I can't see what the traveling couple does next! Oh and I love your french braid!

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  3. Hahaha That's why I love you Rebecca!! :) Well just wait until you get to Chapter San Francisco...World's longest posts ever. ;) It was a blast!!

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