Sunday, May 9, 2010

Getty Villa at Malibu and Santa Monica Pier

On Monday Nick and I drove up the Pacific Coast Highway up to Malibu Beach where the John Paul Getty Villa is found.  Inside is a beautiful museum full of Roman, Greek and Italian art and of course a stunning garden and manicured grounds.  Afterwards we drove down the coast to the famous Santa Monica Pier where we grabbed lunch and walked the Boardwalk.

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Griffith Observatory and Family BBQ

Last Sunday a bunch of the cousins, Mina, Natalie, Nathan, Nick and I went to the famous Griffith Observatory.  It is close to the Hollywood sign in the Hollywood hills.  We got to watch a show in the planetarium which was pretty awesome.  We also got to watch the Tesla machine make lightning inside a copper cage.  Afterwards we went to a family barbeque at Di Linh’s house.  It had been a year since my grandpa passed away and a year since we had been home to California.  It was really nice visiting with the family.

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Driving past Los Angeles

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We picked up some treats in China Town in LA

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