Not the absinthe obsessed seducer of beautiful pale women, but instead the actual inspiration behind his name.
I'll go out of sequence. The Charles Manson murders took place in one of the most beautiful locations I've ever been. The canyon is breathtaking and the winding road you take to reach Cielo Drive, is well worth the gas money.
Unsurprisingly, the house is surrounded by high fences and security cameras. The poor guy who lives next door, must have people reversing into his driveway each day.
A 10 minute drive down Sunset Boulevard brings you to where Marilyn Monroe was found dead. The strangely laid out Helena Drive has a series of cul-de-sacs. MM died in the 5th cul-de-sac. Again, security is tight. Posted signs say, "You are currently being videotaped". Wish I had thought to video that ...