PART 2 OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW-WILD WESTERN
3 Dec 2009 tomboole said
As soon as you get off the bus you will jump aboard the crusie, which is actually really good! San diego is beautiful and you get a pretty goood view of the city skyline and interesting architeture if that is your thing ("The building looks like a BIg screwdriver")
After the cruise you will head to Balboa park which is pretty interesting, its a big park filled with museums and an interesting assortment of trees and what not again if it isnt your thing its a good time to stretch out the legs get a cup of coffee and take some stupid pictures with some massive Gum trees, you will also hit up the shopping complex in the Heart of Sand diego, relish this oppurtunity cause the shopping is really cheap particularly in comparison to places in the latter half of the trip! Go for a walk the gaslamp district there is some amazing places to eat and get a beer in to you, even do a bit of a scope of some of the places you can hit up after the first place you go to tonight! ( NB all PUbs and clubs stop serving alcohol as of 2.00am so keep that in mind, Except for glorious vegas, dont be too upset the drinks are twice as strong and thus likely to make your night seem shorter, if your a Animal* then get ot the bars earlier this should keep the animal inside you at bay.
Next stop after lunch, hopefully full with American/Mexican cuiisine will take you to old town which is on a hill overlooking San Diego, its basically like first settlement in Sand Diego and everything is mexican, EVERYTHING.
Defitnaly get a beer and some margharitas at old town they are cheap and the view is awesome it is a good time to sit and relax and talk to some new people. HOT TIP- If you are looking for a pair of havianas there is a shop there that sells them for 13 AUS Dollars which is the cheapest in America i would have to say maybe the world??? i cant back that up but buy 2 pairs!
You will get dropped of to your hotel and start to get ready for a night out in San Diego, i suggets ducking next door and getting some essential supplies, e.g. PANADOL< NEUROFEN< BEROCCA<GATORADE< the first night depending on your mood can be pretty hectic the combination of everyone drinking together the first night, the First taste of the rocket fuel they give you over the bar, the ludicrious cheap prices of these drinks will test even the most seasoned of drinkers from abroad even the Poms. So dinner is at a place called dickies where you literally scrunch up stuff at your table and throw it at people from across the restaurants, just dont throw it at the waiters when they are carrying food they will lose their chi pretty quick, WOO SAHHH!!!!
Dickies motif if you will is all about being dicks you get yelled at, food slammed down infront of you, the works but embrace it and give it back a little, in the end you will buy these massive stupid size glasses of beers and end up throwing **** all over the place the whole time you are there, trust me i did and it was sooo much fun, NB the first few times you will expect your mum to hit you fair across the face as unless you were brought up by monkeys then you will find that it goes against every manner your mum taught you!
Next Stop is a place that sells 2$ vodkas, with a tip 3$ a drink this is where your night goes pear shape im not going to sit here and even begin to tell you what happened because i can not remeember a thing from about an hour of entering that place, however the wonderful world of modern technology has allowed me to view the goings on of this night through the power of film and it gets messy, really cheap overly powerful drinks and a mechanical bull is a recipe for FUN!!!!!!!, Im sure a taxi was involved to get in to town but grab a few people and it shouldnt be to harsh on the wallet and even if you do stray from the crowd you just had probaly a bottle of vodka worth of drinks for about 20$ so lighten up!!!
From there avoid getting handcuffed on the first night and or abusing people on the first night in the Walgreens next door, of course this is completely hypothetical talk and by no means did this occur on our trip, Nonetheless if you forgot to get munchies and things for the massive annoying yet worth it hedache then i suggets doing so now!!!!!
Next morning on the bus should see you not missing in the bus and either heading to the zoo or seaworld, I went to the zoo and had a blast despite nursing the worst hangover i have ever had and still managed to have fun but In hind sight maybe should have went to Sea World??? The other guys went there and they had a blast take some clothes that can get wet though, ""might mess up your 269$ haircut ahahahahahahah!!!" Next place you go after that is the beach mission beach??? they have the best pub right on the beach there and if you feel like you wont be chewing the beer, defitnaly get one sit back and relax and watch the surfers tear up the wave pool there, it is a stand alone wave that barrells and is one of the best i have seen if you want to do it i dont think you will get a chance because you have to use the baby pool, develop your skills then ride with the big boys but nonetheless have a beer watch the surfers, defitnaly go to the yoghurt place up a bit furthere from there( it IS AWESOME) and visit the surf shop there, it is the cheapest and had the best stuff out of any place i visited, TRUST ME!!!! Big regrets. Next place is a bar cannot rember the name of it its really good massive dance floor much similiar to coogee bay hotel, and there is heaps of college guys and girls around so enjoy!!!!
Keep looking for the next entry i will make all comes down to how board i truly get.
HOT TIPS- Shooping i San Diego is cheapppppppppp!!!!!!!!
Mission beach was ne my favourite places in America
Zoo for a quite yet pretty cool day, Sea World for guaranteed motion sickness and getting wet!!!
Anywayz enjoy and defitanly add anythign i have missed, AND IGNORE ALL GRAMMATICAL
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