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Perfect homesickness cure: visit the Australian Outback - It Started In LA
I’ve spent a bit of time talking about our recent bouts of homesickness. Thankfully I can report that we’re all cured for a while and we’re moving onwards and upwards. Why? We went home! We heard the ads on the radio, we heard the talk around town and we thought, “why not?”, we need a bit of Koalafornication at the San Diego Zoo. (Although a bit of David Duchovny Californication might have done the trick too). It’s such an easy drive from LA straight down the 405 to San Diego there’s no excuse not to go–regardless of whether you’re visiting LA or live in LA. It should be about a two-hour drive but nearly died when the GPS told us it would be a lot more. My precision timing had us to the zoo just after 10:00 which I figured would be early enough to get a park, get our tickets and avoid the long queues for the Pandas. Instead it had us coming in at closer to 11:00. Sigh. Why are we always late? (Actually I’m partly to blame because I insisted on being Superwoman and baking fresh Hot Cross Buns for Good Friday). It turns out the GPS wanted …