Category: West coast of North America

Lufthansa 747-8 Fanhansa (identifier D-abyo) upon their arrival in Frankfurt

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 economy class, Los Angeles to Frankfurt

After our arrival at the Tom Bradley International Terminal Los Angeles, we went to check in at the First Class counter. The view of the German Lufthansa employee, after he had seen our Economy Class (miles)Ticket and the Aegean Star Alliance Gold card, we felt as insanely derogatory. He is also not a Priority Label for our...

Hollywood Sign

Best view of the Hollywood sign

He came: the day of our departure. After Breakfast at the La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Mission Bay, we Packed the suitcases in our rental car and drove towards Los Angeles. Since our flight was to Germany only in the evening, we were looking to us for the day for a few...

The beach of San Diego

Surfing on the beach of San Diego

On the day we were already looking forward to the whole holiday: a day at the beach and surfing in San Diego! The Breakfast was again very American but OK. There were at least fresh fruit and yogurt. Crystal Pier San Diego, We drove with the car, the Grand Avenue to the beach....

Air Force One (Boeing 707)

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

After a hearty breakfast at the Best Western Plus Posada Royale Hotel & Suites in Simi Valley, we drove our rental car to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. When opened in 1991 presidential library of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, it is not a traditional library, but a repository for documents, awards and other ...

McWay Falls

Highway No. 1: From Marina to Morro Bay

Our Breakfast in the Hotel was expecting American, pretty hectic and crowded. But we are used to, and it does not bother us. It took us just to get on the road. :) So off we went, continuing along the dream road, Highway No. 1, in the direction of our first days destination: Garrapata...

San Francisco: Fisherman's Wharf and Cable Car

The first stop today in San Francisco, the Alamo Square was. This Sunday morning was going on here in the Park very much. We observed a father wanted to give his daughter, who unfortunately had to play uphill, be sure to soccer Training. It was not to be overlooked, that his daughter is not really in the mood...

Golden Gate Bridge from the Twin Peaks

SFO: Twin peaks and Golden Gate Bridge

After arriving in San Francisco we wanted to take advantage of the half day yet. So we went with our super sleek rental car (a Chrysler with all the bells and whistles) to the Twin Peaks. We are now already for the third Time in SFO, since the goods have finally long overdue. The two 276...

Golden Gate Bridge

United Airlines Airbus A320-200 economy class, Seattle to San Francisco

The return of our rental car at Budget, in the newly constructed rental car Center SeaTec went simply and easily. It was not busy on this Saturday morning. At Check In there were the first problems. The Computer of United seem to have problems with both of our similar first names. They differ only...

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Olympic National Park

Heute klingelte der Wecker sehr zeitig, 6:30 Uhr! Denn es ging zum Olympic National Park. Ein schnelles Frühstück und auf ging es Richtung Westen. Kurz hinter Tacoma fing mein Handy an zu vibrieren und komische Geräusche von sich zu geben. Erst wussten wir gar nicht, wo das herkommt, bis es...

Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight (Seattle)

After our Geocaching afternoon we headed south again. Our destination was the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. Today the first Thursday evening of the month of admission was free. Accordingly, great was the rush. Before we jumped into the fray in the museum, we observed from the parking lot ...

Geocaching HQ - Eingang

Geocaching in Seattle und Geocaching HQ

Für den Nachmittag hatten wir einen Termin im Geocaching-Hauptquartier vereinbart. So fuhren wir in den Stadtteil Fremont, eine Art Künstlerviertel, und suchten den Ursprung von Geocaching auf. Da bis zu unserem Termin um 14 Uhr noch ein wenig Zeit war, absolvierten wir erst einmal eine Geo-Tour. Diese, aus neun Caches...