Blogs from Los Angeles, California, United States, North America - page 265

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The heat is relentless. The people who built the Rose Bowl should maybe have considered building it not in the Valley, but in a cooler location. Oh, well, too late now, and the crowd shows up anyway. Almost 90,000 of them. There are yellow and blue jerseys everywhere. I’m thinking that never before (or after for that matter) have there been this many Swedes in the Los Angeles area. Several thousand. The young American guy is wearing a Cameroon jersey. ”Why?” I ask him, noticing by his pale complexion that he couldn’t possibly originate from Africa. ”They played attractive soccer in the last World Cup” is his answer. Supporting a team for their performance…? What a concept…!!! The game goes on with no signs of trouble anywhere. Not on the field. Not in the crowd. Not ... read more


”How are you doing?” The question from the little greeting girl in the sports store surprises me quite a lot. It’s my first visit to an American mall, and pretty much my first visit to a store overseas. Why does she want to know how I am doing? Do I know her? No, I don’t know her. Does she want to get to know me? ”Ehh….I’m ok” is my reply. Lame. But it could have been worse, hadn’t I realized pretty fast that this is how they do it over there and started a conversation with the little poor girl. It’s nice, makes me feel special. Wouldn’t work in Sweden though, the language and tradition would make it awkward. Maybe a vodka shot to greet the customers here...?... read more


Geo: 34.0533, -118.2451 - Disneyland... read more
Ride at Disneyland
Had a couple of beers before entering Disney
WTF


Geo: 33.8445, -118.3881 - Pacific Ocean... read more
WTF
LA Skyline
Dude

North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Anaheim April 7th 1992

Geo: 33.8327, -117.9161 - Disneyland... read more
Matterhorn
Mom on Ride
Matterhorn

North America » United States » California » Los Angeles November 14th 1991

Geo: 34.0533, -118.245... read more


Geo: 34.0533, -118.245... read more


October 22, 1988 *City official name :Rancho Palos Verdes *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Palo Verde is a census-designated place (CDP) in Imperial County, California, United States. The population was 236 at the 2000 census. ... read more
Rancho Palos Verdes
Rancho Palos Verdes
Rancho Palos Verdes


July 28, 1988 *City official name :Long Beach *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Long Beach is a city located in southern Los Angeles County, California, on the Pacific coast. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge. It is about 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 461,522. By 2006 its population is estimated to have increased to 490,166. It is the 34th-largest city in the nation, 5th in California and 2nd in Los Angeles County (after Los Angeles). Long Beach is also the largest U.S. city that is not a county seat. According to the 2000 US Census, Long Beach is one of the most ethnically dive... read more
Long Beach
Long Beach
Long Beach


July 10, 1988 *City official name :Los Angeles *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Los Angeles—often known simply as L.A. or informally as the City of Angels—is the largest city in the state of California and the second-largest in the United States. As of the 2005 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a population of 3.8 million. The city is the core cultural and economic center of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area with a population of 12.9 million. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850—five months before California achieved statehood—and is the county seat of Los Angeles County. The city has a global presenc... read more
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Los Angeles




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