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May 7, 2018

Love Never Dies: Phantom of the Opera Sequel by Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Phantom of the Opera has been around in musical form since 1986 with millions of us having been enthralled in that time period.  So, no surprise when the sequel, Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns hit the stage, millions …

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Exclusive King Tut Exhibition Continues to Sell-Out

On Saturday May 5th I took 47 passengers see the fabulous King Tut “Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” exhibit, at the California Science Center at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The weather was perfect and believe it or not so …

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May 2, 2018

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at California Science Center

It was a beautiful April Saturday when I escorted over 50 DayTripper guests to the California Science Center in Exposition Park in Los Angeles to see the exclusive King Tut Artifact Exhibit of objects found in his tomb. Talk about …

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April 24, 2018

Day of Discovery at JPL: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena was the destination for 26 Daytripper Tour passengers and me on a recent April day.  Trailblazing is JPL’s business and in a way, it’s our business too as we “blaze trails” to new and exciting …

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April 23, 2018

A Fascinating Day of Discovery in Joshua Tree National Park

This is truly one of my favorite DayTripper tours.  The picturesque desert landscape littered with unique Joshua trees and unusual granite rock formations make for a scenic and relaxing touring day. Joshua Tree National Park covers an area of 1,235 …

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A Day at the Mysterious Salton Sea & San Andreas Fault

I grew up in the 60s during the era of the first moon landings and always wondered what walking on the surface of the moon would be like.  In my mind’s eye, it very closely resembled what we experienced on …

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38th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Here’s a great day in my book of life: A trip with enthusiastic DayTrippers to the University of Southern California (USC) for the 38th annual Festival of Books.  This is a wonderful gift that the Los Angeles Times provides to …

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A Day at the LA Times Festival of Books

What a day! I traveled north with DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Patti and driver Joaquin to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. This was my second time on this trip and I’ll probably keep coming back as long as Daytrippers brings …

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April 18, 2018

Joshua Tree National Park: A Day in an Ancient Land

Have you been to Joshua Tree National Park? If not, you have to go! There is an old saying “it is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.”That is certainly how many of my …

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April 16, 2018

Daytrip to Joshua Tree National Park

Yesterday was Retirement Practice # 51. I joined DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Jan and driver Luis and we took off to see some really big rocks. This trip was officially called the Joshua Tree National Park Spring Picnic & Wildflowers tour. A …

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