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Virgin Atlantic/Bedsonline/Worldchoice California Fam - Final day in Los Angeles packed with activities

1st November 2017 - 2:40pm

Carol Ann O’Neill (Worldchoice) shows no fear.

Carol Ann O’Neill (Worldchoice) shows no fear.

Our final day in Los Angeles was packed with places to see and things to do. The first downtown stop was Skyspace, which opened last year, and is the tallest open-air attraction in California with two outdoor observation decks that offer unobstructed 360-degree views. The highpoint of our visit (if you will pardon the pun) was the first-of-its-kind all glass outdoor four foot wide slide situated along the exterior of the 70 floor high skyscraper nearly 1,000 feet above L.A. I am pleased to advise every one of our adrenalin junkies braved the slide and lived to tell the tale. Next on our downtown trail was the Grand Central Market which is celebrating its 100th birthday this year and is said to be one of the city’s best multiple restaurant destinations. Our group split up to try some of the scores of different food choices on offer for lunch. Directly across the road is the Angels Flight narrow gage funicular railway which brought us close to the Broad contemporary art museum which has nearly 2,000 works on display.

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Carol Ann O’Neill (Worldchoice) shows no fear.
 Skyspace Los Angeles.
Our Fam group watching the 360 degree video.
Standing on the glass floor 70 stories up
A view of the L.A. skyline from the observation deck.
Lorraine Crowley (Shandon Travel) lands safely.
Kristyna Cesalova (Navan Travel) is having fun.
Scary or what says Michelle Lyons (Fahy Travel).
Samantha Gavigan (Kanes Travel) comes down sidewards.
Thomas McNally (Bedsonline) is heading for a crash landing.
I can do it with my eyes closed says Holly Best (Virgin Atlantic).
Declan Mescall (Features Editor Travelbiz) is relieved it’s over.
With wings like these I could fly says Declan Mescall (Features Editor Travelbiz).
Carol Anne O’Neill (Worldchoice) takes some sun rays 70 floors up.
The oldest farmers market in L.A is 100 years old this year
A view of the interior of Grand Central Market L.A.
 Carol Anne O’Neill (Worldchoice) and Carmel Hayes (Strand Travel) enjoying lunch.
Some of our Fam group sample some tasty bites.
A display of foods at Grand Central Market.
Fresh vegetables on display.
Angels Flight narrow guage funicular railway.
All aboard the Angels Flight funicular railway
An exhibit in the Broad Museum.
Carmel Hayes (Strand Travel) admiring the artwork.

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