Written on: 31/03/2003 by wahp.
Fishermans Friend - 'Comfort' Inn, Bishop
Arrived at the Comfort inn and discovered that there we were one of two guests checking in with the same name and that we had been charged his, higher, rate. The receptionist took over 30 minutes to sort the problem but when we saw the room it certainly seemed worth the wait.
Despite being next to the ice machine the room was wonderful and definitely the biggest hotel room we have ever stayed in, everything was clean and comfortable. Dave said '... (read more)
Written on: 22/03/2003 by Christa.
With three weeks and a rental car at our disposal, we set off on a roadtrip of the Southwest that took us through some of the best sights, cities and scenery in the USA.
We picked up prebooked DOLLAR rental car at LAX. (They provide a free shuttle service to their depot)
We spent the first two nights in LA, stayed at the Travelodge, Pico Blvd, Santa Monica. This was a decent budget motel ($55) but the location was pretty dull.
Checked out Santa Monica beach & Pier, Venice beach area the... (read more)
Written on: 25/02/2003 by june.
San Diego is a low rise city that buzzes all day the beaches were spotless even in February. City driving is a doodle and crime minimal, the Mexican border is 15 miles away and if being a tourist you can cross the border with no problems For the camera it's just wonderful from the high mountains surrounding San Diego bay. At night the restaurants come alive for all levels and income and if you are still awake in the early morning then doughnuts and coffee shops are all over. Loved it, go... (read more)
Written on: 19/02/2003 by Goldilox.
The US west coast is truly an amazing place and it is definitely worth a visit. I spent December travelling from Las Vegas, Nevada, up to San Francisco, California and I have never had a better time in all my life. Check out my review for info on some of the best places I visited.
I flew from Heathrow to Los Angeles on what was about an 11hour flight. This was very tiring, but it's amazing flying in over L.A and seeing the sprawling city and massive traffic jams. Once in the airport, I had... (read more)