The Adventure Continues… S.S. Catalina

One of life’s sadder sights has got to be a once-proud ship lying neglected and rusty, overtaken by the waters it once sailed upon. In this 1998 episode of Visiting, Huell takes a trip to Ensenada, Mexico, to learn about the “Great White Steamer.” From 1924 until 1975, she cruised back and forth between Los Angeles (not Ensenada) and Avalon […]

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The Adventure Continues… Getty Villa

Last Wednesday I took a look at the Central Garden located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles; this week, it’s the beautiful art and architecture of the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. I feel like this episode really only whets the appetite for everything that is available to view in this amazing art collection — it makes me rather […]

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The Adventure Continues… Fire Trucks

Just about everybody loves old fire engines, but most people aren’t in a position to collect them. In this episode of Visiting, Huell has a real adventure when he meets a dedicated collector living in Shadow Hills (a northeast suburb of Los Angeles) and explores the historic firefighting equipment that would later be put on display in the LA Fire […]

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