Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means 'a whale's vagina'.
We couldn't come all this way and not come to LA, and although we found some gems, in the main we found it to be a vast, trashy touristy hell hole!
Thought California was always a sunny surfers paradise? So did we, until we set off on our road trip and found out we’d picked entirely the wrong time of year!
The middle of our road trip heralded one of our biggest arguments so far, Chris was paranoid about hungry bears and horror stories of them ripping open cars and camper vans like tin cans! James told him not to be stupid…
Our week road tripping in a camper van is one of the highlights of our trip, but it wasn't without mishaps, an amazing number of arguments, and a bit of bad luck!