San Diego Misc: Beaches, Car Parks and Airports - 4th March 2006

A round-up of Nosher's 5th and 6th visits to San Diego in California, US, featuring: Point Loma and the lighthouse, La Jolla "seal beach", a car park (parking structure) off Villa La Jolla and London from the air (and LAX from the window of the business lounge)

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Nosher's apartment kitchen, featuring classic US-style paper grocery bags

Nosher's apartment kitchen, featuring classic US-style paper grocery bags

The Old Point Loma lighthouse, in the evening light

The Old Point Loma lighthouse, in the evening light

Point Loma lighthouse silhouetted by the sun

Point Loma lighthouse silhouetted by the sun

A slightly highlight-blown setting sun looks so much like a hydrogen-bomb explosion (cool :-)

A slightly highlight-blown setting sun looks so much like a hydrogen-bomb explosion (cool :-)

Windswept tree, and the lighthouse on Point Loma

Windswept tree, and the lighthouse on Point Loma

Downtown San Diego from Point Loma. The triangle-roofed building is the Manchester Grand Hyatt

Downtown San Diego from Point Loma. The triangle-roofed building is the Manchester Grand Hyatt

Cross on the Cabrillo National Monument on Point Loma, San Diego

Cross on the Cabrillo National Monument on Point Loma, San Diego

Sunset over the Pacific Ocean

Sunset over the Pacific Ocean

Later, as some of the guys from Cambridge come over, we wander around the beaches of La Jolla

Later, as some of the guys from Cambridge come over, we wander around the beaches of La Jolla

Strange carved box-on-a-stick

Strange carved box-on-a-stick


Beach hut on a cliff

Beach hut on a cliff

The milky sea looks like it's lit from below

The milky sea looks like it's lit from below

Seal beach: loads of landed seals rest on the sand

Seal beach: loads of landed seals rest on the sand

Liviu, Martin and a bloke from Poole in The Crabcatchers restaurant in La Jolla

Liviu, Martin and a bloke from Poole in The Crabcatchers restaurant in La Jolla

Nosher's apartment block (top right flat), and the rented Mazda Miata (MX-5)

Nosher's apartment block (top right flat), and the rented Mazda Miata (MX-5)

The gang in the

The gang in the "OD war-room" in Qualcomm Building R

A traffic island in the drizzle

A traffic island in the drizzle

Stop-sign in the dark

Stop-sign in the dark

Deserted car park

Deserted car park

A vehicle waits alone for its owners to return

A vehicle waits alone for its owners to return

You'd better stop, before you go too far...

You'd better stop, before you go too far...

Overhead pipes

Overhead pipes

Roadsign on I-5

Roadsign on I-5

Groovy light-traces on Interstate 5

Groovy light-traces on Interstate 5

On I-5 towards Del Mar - tons of vehicle lights

On I-5 towards Del Mar - tons of vehicle lights

Fantastic sky seen out of the business-lounge window at LAX

Fantastic sky seen out of the business-lounge window at LAX

A 777 takes off into the sunset

A 777 takes off into the sunset

A Southwestern Airlines 757 gets push-back from its gate

A Southwestern Airlines 757 gets push-back from its gate

Nice cloud layers, seen from the aeroplane's window on final approach to the UK

Nice cloud layers, seen from the aeroplane's window on final approach to the UK

Central London: Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast

Central London: Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast

The London Eye

The London Eye

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station

The tracks into Waterloo Station, Vauxhall Bridge and the Houses of Parliament

The tracks into Waterloo Station, Vauxhall Bridge and the Houses of Parliament

A sadly-stationary Concorde at London Heathrow

A sadly-stationary Concorde at London Heathrow

An American Airlines 777

An American Airlines 777

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