Photos: California Vacation

I had a fantastic time while on vacation in California during the last week of July. Here’s one picture from each major destination on my trip; for more, be sure to check out the full San Francisco and Los Angeles photo albums on Picasa.

Wedding on a vineyard in Sonoma County. Just, wow.
North of San Francisco: Point Bonita Lighthouse, and the rickety bridge leading up to it.
Yup, I rode the cable cars in San Francisco.
View of Stanford campus from Hoover Tower
Venice Beach, where I set foot in the Pacific Ocean for the first time
Paying homage to The Greatest Actor of All Time, Ahnuld.
On Sony's studio lot. I was an extra for a scene taped for "America's Got Talent." No joke.

So, about that. Here’s the deal. My friend’s friend works for Sony and was recruiting extras for this “red carpet scene” in which the contestants on “America’s Got Talent” got the star treatment for a special screening of the movie “The Other Guys.” We were playing the part of adoring fans. It was super cheesy but a lot of fun. If you skip to 10:55, you can catch a brief glimpse of me:

All told, I had a fantastic trip, and I’m looking forward to my next visit out west. To quote that most famous of Californians, I do believe “I’ll be back.”