Monthly Archives: May 2009

World Trip 2009: Day 10 – San Diego, USA

After travelling by bus in San Francisco we moved to a trolley (tram) in San Diego. A great system that saw us go from one end of the blue line (Old Town) to the other end (San Ysidro – a … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 9 – San Diego (Sea World), USA

Today has a big theme park day, something I was looking forward to. My mum wasn’t happy with the $12 car parking fee but I told her in advance this is how it is done. Sea World highlights: Shamu Show … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 8 – Las Vegas to San Diego, USA

Another big driving day (about 5.5 hours), but first we had one more go gambling and somehow we both won, my mum won about $20 and I finished up $1 (hey it’s a win). My mum then used her winning … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 7 – Las Vegas / Hoover Dam, USA

Having cut the Grand Canyon out of the trip we still got to see the enormous engineering achievement that is the Hoover Dam. It’s hard to imagine how they built this; I guess they had problems since they lost 300 … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 6 – Las Vegas, USA

Today saw another shopping outlet visit this time The Vegas Outlet which has about 130 shops. I think I bought my recently departed leather jacket from this place. I almost bought a couple of Reebok runners, it was a great … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 5 – Las Vegas, USA

Today was my mum’s dream day, well maybe tomorrow is but today came close. We spent maybe 5 hours at the Premium Shopping Outlet complex, it is HUGE. In the walkways you are exposed to the environment but they have … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Trip 2009: Day 4 – San Francisco to Las Vegas, USA

Before setting off from San Francisco I noticed on the TV that Vegas was expecting temp of 92, way higher than what we have been experiencing so far so the shorts made their first appearance 🙂 Anyway after 600 miles … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World Trip 2009 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment