The first three weeks I spent
here at Malibu
Beach RV Park. We were just a couple miles from the famed Malibu
Inn, where I was told Jan Berry of Jan & Dean fame had left the night
he had a near fatal crash. I found out later that the Inn, which at
that time was a small bar whose floor was filled from peanut hulls said to
date back to the 1960's and a large ape hanging from the ceiling on a torpedo
with surf boards hanging all around was not actually the place of legend.
More on the real facts of the Jan Berry crash can be found at Urban
Legends', Dead Man Curve web site.
I was able to get to several of
the local beaches, Venice Beach, Zuma Beach and I stumbled into Malibu's Nude Beach totally
by mistake one day and even my Olympic Infinity Badge would not allow me
I seemed to be preoccupied with the blimps that were there to cover the
Olympics and took pictures of them at every opportunity. I wish now
I had pointed my camera at more worthwhile things such as Olympic athletes
and events which I had many photo opportunities but missed.