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Louisiana swamps
Check out my gator y'all!

November 4th 2014
How to survive the United States without a car? This is probably the major issue most foreigners face in this country. As I will stay around the home of the brave only for 4 months or so, I decided not to get a vehicle for myself (except my 70 USD Walmart bike which is giving me lots of trouble lately...). On the other hand, I want to use my limited time in the States to see as much as I can of th ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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6th November 2014

Riding the Big Dog!
Yes, it's an adventure that none of my friends have enjoyed though I've taken my share, with fortunately, no stories to tell. In California, we've been trying and failing to get a high-speed train forever--pitiful. The train is, incidentally, generally much more expensive than flying--go figure! Glad you got to go out in the swamps a bit; I visited a park there with boardwalks and views of alligators--trippy. I must say, I've crossed the country more than a dozen times, but I've never spent any time in the flat, boring central states--be warned!
7th November 2014

Boring Central States
Haha I am actually looking forward to see some vast USA countryside! Its something we don't have in Europe, as least not in these proportions. The swamps were amazing, would have liked to spend more time there...

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