04-10-08

Our trip to California: the movie

I made a movie with our best moments in California! It was a very nice trip, a little bit too short, I'm sure I will go back one day... it was AMAZING!!!!!!

 

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03-10-08

Universal Studios (part III)

We had a great time in the Studios, here some pic's from the famous "Waterworld" Show! I liked those special effects, this was really a great show!

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02-10-08

Universal Studios Hollywood (part II)

Our first attraction of that day was the "Studio Tour".  Very impressing, we saw  sets from Deserate housewives, Psycho house, War of the Worlds, Fast and the Furious, Earthquake and so much more...

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01-10-08

Universal Studios Hollywood (part I)

On our last day in California, we went to the Universal Studios in Hollywood. It was a great day, a lot of fun, sun was shining, lot of special effects,...

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30-09-08

Hollywood

We spent one night in Hollywood, but we didn't liked it that much, so just 1 picture :-), people were waiting to see me.... :-)

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29-09-08

Coastline California!

Here some other pic's from Venice Beach & Santa Monica

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28-09-08

This is real!!!

No words, just enjoy!

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27-09-08

SURFCITY!!!

Do you remember the song "Surfin USA.?" Well this song goes about the village "Huntington Beach". Lovely city, surfersparadise, ... just must see this!

(click on the first pic to hear the original Surfcity song)

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26-09-08

Sunset...

The most beautiful sunset I ever saw... ( we were sitting with the biggest pizza ever on the beach, ... this is America!!!)

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Coastline Southern California!

After visiting the beautiful city "San Diego" we continued our trip by driving by the coastline to Los Angeles. We stopped in Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Venice Beach, Santa Monica,... this was amazing...

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This must be so much fun... BBQ with friends on the beach...

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25-09-08

Old town San Diego

In the afternoon we went to the old citycenter from San Diego. You can see it as "Bokrijk" here in Belgium. We had a great time here, some typical Mexicanshops, coktails, colours, sun, music, ... this was GREAT!!!

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Typical holiday shots

Here a typical holiday shot... those many many palmtrees are amazing...

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24-09-08

San Diego - Balboa Park

After a walk (and shopping :-) ) thru the "new" city from San Diego, we went to "Balboa Park", a very nice parc nearby the citycenter, so much lovely flowers, botanic gardens, green grasses, ... a little break to enjoy and relax...

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23-09-08

San Diego

We drove more than six hours from Las Vegas to San Diego, we arrived lately and checked in a Motel. In the morning our " San Diego expedition" could begin!

A litte game: Who can find us a picture 1 and 2?

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 We saw the famous "Aircarrier" from the American Defense. So enormous, a jewel.?.

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Hooverdam

After some overwelming hours in Vegas, we drove to Hooverdam, the elektricity station of Nevada.

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We continued our trip by driving more than 6 hours thru the dessert, on our way to San Diego! more coming soon...

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22-09-08

Las Vegas (part II)


Some other typical shots in Vegas

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21-09-08

Las Vegas: typical shots (part I)

Las Vegas: the city that never sleeps... so much activities, so enormous, overreacting, just fake, living in a dream, .... KITCHIE WORLD, but you must see it!!

The dancing fountains on classic music in front of Bellagio Hotel...

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This was inside the hotel "Venice", just real, ... remember GONDOLA GONDOLA?

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Walk under the lions in MGM Grand

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Hotel "New York New york"

We sleep in hotel "New York New York", on the famous STRIP from Las Vegas. this was really amazing, a very big hotel, an almost bigger casino, unbelievable...

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Our view from the 32th floor... (bad quality picture, sorry)

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20-09-08

LAS VEGAS

After driving thru the beautiful nature of Death Valley, we arrived in the evening in LAS VEGAS... here some pics from the city that never sleeps...

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19-09-08

Death Valley (part II)

We drove about 6 hours thru Death Valley. Bad Water was really impressionated! Very very hot and salty... we finished our trip by driving on Artist's drive, amazing views...enjoy again!

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18-09-08

Death Valley (part I)


We spended our second day in California in National Park "Death Valley". A very amazing nature, so quiet almost scary, ... Here some pics from the Sanddunes.

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Amazing views

Day 2: We had a jetlag so very early in the morning we started our trip to Death Valley, really amazing views on the road, just enjoy...

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17-09-08

Ridgecrest

After  a nice day on the VW meeting we drove to Ridgecrest, a small city in the neighbourhood from Death Valley. A very nice location and we had a date with a real American VW fan, nice to meet you Bill, we had a great evening...and in the morning we meet him again in a Starbucks.

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16-09-08

BUG IN - sprint

Here some pic's from the marvelous sprint at Bug In 33 in Fontana!

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15-09-08

Day 1: Bug IN 33 - Fontana

Our first day in California we spent on a international VW meeting on the Fontana Speedway. We saw some amazing cars, had a great day... This was real, unbelievable... More pictures from the VW's on http://oldskoolmaq.skynetblogs.be/

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14-09-08

Trip to California

I'm glad to share my pictures from our holiday to California this year!

On 5 april 2008 we started our trip in Los Angeles, some places on our program: VW meeting Bug In, Death Valley, Las Vegas, San Diego, Huntington Beach, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, ... We flighted with United Airlines from Brussels to Washington DC, and complete our trip to Las Angeles Airport... our journey can begin....

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