Where Does The Idiot Take A Tame Walk On The Urban Wild Side In Los Angeles?

The Idiot kicked into high gear and checked out Los Angeles on foot in an attempt to keep pace with the city’s constantly changing appearance.

Here are some of the tamer things he saw during a walk on the urban side in chic Beverly Hills, around wild West Hollywood (where he lived from 2004-2009 while writing The Tinseltown SpyWitness column for the Los Angeles Daily News), along sexy Sunset Boulevard to glitzy Hollywood Highland, and into the evolving Highland Park hood near Occidental College.

Leaving Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills after lunch at Villa Blanca.

Strolling on Paseo Figueroa in Highland Park past a renovated bowling alley that opened in the 1920s.

Passing by PUMP in West Hollywood.

Sauntering by YOGA in Highland Park.

Catching a KEEP WALKING star on Sunset Boulevard.

Catching stars shooting a movie on York Avenue in Highland Park.

Catching The Apprentice star on the Hollywood Rock of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard.

Going from touristic Hollywood Highland to calm Honeywood in Highland Park.

Checking out a police horse’s white stockings on Sunset Boulevard.

Checking out human socks and feet near Highland Park.

Running into a thin family on Sunset Boulevard.

Getting bilingual birthday cakes in Highland Park.

Listening to birthday music in Highland Park.

Posted on by Joel in Featured, Follow The Idiot, Food, Idiotic Musings, PR, Style, Travel, USA, Weather

About Joel

Joel Stratte-McClure has been a global trekker since the 1970s. He lived in France for over 30 years, working as a journalist, before he turned his attention to a unique life-time-project of walking the shores of the Mediterranean. The first 4,401 kilometers are explored in his inspirational and entertaining first book “The Idiot and the Odyssey: Walking the Mediterranean.” The next 4,401 kilometers are covered in the gods-filled sequel, “The Idiot and the Odyssey II: Myth, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean,” published on Valentine’s Day 2013. The last 4,401 kilometers will be discussed in the last book of the trilogy currently entitled “The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Alexander the Great Walks the Mediterranean.”

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