I went to Venice this weekend to visit with the two friends I met while doing WorkAway in Italy (we escaped the crazy lady's house together). The trip included a Dodgers game, walks along the canals, Venice Beach weirdness and a delicious brunch.
They live about a block from Venice Beach, a place I can only describe as the sort of Haight-Ashbury of L.A. I kept thinking about “Californication” while I walked around the neighborhood (a show I continue watching despite it making me feel like a depraved human being afterward). It was my first time visiting Venice, and I definitely like it better than the other areas of L.A. I’ve seen. And of course it was really nice seeing my Italy friends back in Cali!