Tattoos & Food at Venice Beach

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gorgeous lifeguards
We drove to Venice Beach and after finding a parking spot and arriving in the Boardwalk it was already past noon. Daniel was the local guide and we started to walk to the beach. At that point Daniel decided to become my photographer, sweet! Daniel was telling me about the beach, how it used to be a dangerous area but not that much anymore.

When we were at the beach I saw some lifeguards and couldn't  help asking them if we could get a picture, hihi. Yep! We did it! That was a great one! Mmm, the day was sunny and warm, so bad I didn't bring my swimsuit but at least I would wet my feet. After walking for a while, we sat down on the sand and started to chat. It was very nice to hang out with Daniel.
with Minigunther
We met recently but were talking as old friends, awesome! It's a shame he'll visit Peru when I'll be in Australia... Well, I'd always do my best to help him, even if it's remotely :P

It was about 1:30pm when Daniel got a phone call from Sue. She and Jerome were in their way to Venice Beach to meet up, great! While we were waiting for them, we saw a street performer in action, impressive! The show just finished and we saw the guys. "Nice to see you, guys!" Venice Beach turned to be the perfect place to walk around and watch people. You can see so many interesting/funny/weird things there, hehe.

While walking we saw some cool urban art and standing in a corner 2 superheroes: Spiderman & Venom. Jerome approached to them and since he was wearing an Aquaman T-shirt, they agreed to get a picture with him, lol.
having my falafel
We were just having fun, taking many pictures and being funny. But it was getting late and we got hungry...

Would we go to a restaurant or better try something from the different small places along the Boardwalk? The 2nd option sounded much more appealing. We ended up going to a small alley that had some restaurants and tried the Middle Eastern and Salvadorian places.  I'd have a Falafel pita and Daniel a Gyro. We were thinking we'd eat dinner and didn't want to eat that much for lunch. Sue wanted to try the Pupusas! A Salvadorian sort of tortilla. I've tried them once and recommended her to try them. Remember Sue, they are Pupusas! Jerome was having problems deciding what to eat. He was also thinking he shouldn't eat that much and even thought about a pita, but when he saw the Middle Eastern combo he changed his mind.
great people, great day!
Oh well, he's allowed to eat as much as he wants, he's so tall he needs all the energy :)

We had our food to take away and found a nice spot to have a picnic. The day was perfect and sitting on the grass with friends, sharing delicious food and chatting was my idea of a fun lunch! It was the best idea to get different things, so we all were able to try new dishes. Food was very good and company even better.

We started to walk back to the start of the Boardwalk when we saw a tattoo stall. Sue has always wanted to get a tattoo and so Daniel. I got one (fake one) once and loved it... Mmm, what about if we all get tattoos? Hahaha, that was the perfect ending for a great day. The gang would have a special thing to remember this lovely day. Actually we didn't need anything to remember the awesome day we just had.
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gorgeous lifeguards
gorgeous lifeguards
with Minigunther
with Minigunther
having my falafel
having my falafel
great people, great day!
great people, great day!
Here Im!
Here I'm!
yay!
yay!
Daniel & Minigunther
Daniel & Minigunther
urban art
urban art
supporting urban art
supporting urban art
hehe
hehe
gorgeous lifeguards
gorgeous lifeguards
the real lifeguards
the real lifeguards
getting our feet wet
getting our feet wet
making a wish..
making a wish..
street performer
street performer
Yadi & Sue with or superhero!
Yadi & Sue with or superhero!
sharky
sharky
walking along the boardwalk
walking along the boardwalk
shops
shops
walking along Venice Beach Boardwa…
walking along Venice Beach Boardw…
Aquaman is looking for the supperb…
Aquaman is looking for the supper…
nice street
nice street
really?
really?
doggies
doggies
hehe
hehe
skull
skull
so many tattoo places
so many tattoo places
Van Gogh Urban Art
Van Gogh Urban Art
is it moving?
is it moving?
all mine
all mine
Ice Cream
Ice Cream
a cowboy
a cowboy
cool building
cool building
cute urban art
cute urban art
oh la la!
oh la la!
they are watching us!
they are watching us!
cute
cute
sand sculpture
sand sculpture
pita models!
pita models!
our pitas!!!
our pitas!!!
Jeromes combo, hehe
Jerome's combo, hehe
pupusas!
pupusas!
Sue enjoying her pupusas
Sue enjoying her pupusas
gulls
gulls
LOL
LOL
sad clown
sad clown
Sues tattoo
Sue's tattoo
be brave!
be brave!
Daniel got a dragon
Daniel got a dragon
the superhero got a tattoo too
the superhero got a tattoo too
so brave
so brave
hehe
hehe
getting my tattoo
getting my tattoo
getting my tattoo
getting my tattoo
my tattoo
my tattoo
grrrr, nobody mess up with us!
grrrr, nobody mess up with us!
happy together
happy together
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