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  • Day21

    Los Angeles

    January 4, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    We docked in San Pedro, California today and spent the morning touring Los Angeles. The city is still here, as urbanly sprawled as ever. It’s interesting to see how American culture, and that of the world, has been shaped by the illusory values of show business. We passed the Walt Disney Theater, City Hall, Chinese Theater, and the Hollywood sign. As we passed by the hotel where Julia Roberts was filmed in Pretty Woman, one would have thought our guide was describing a holy shrine. Even so, it was interesting to be back here again. The city seems now to be somewhat dated, a bit shabby and quite dirty. Homeless people were everywhere. Los Angeles seems tired.Read more