Los Angeles

Already 2 shootings in the past couple of weeks and guess what? Both of them in the US. I’ve heard people say – guns don’t kill people, people do. Sure, but accessibility of assault rifles surely helps to increase the amount of victims. The scary part is that the guy that shot people in the…

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Salton Sea

Salton sea was created by a flood in 1905, in which water from the ”Colorado River” flowed into the area. In the 1920s, the Salton Sea developed into a tourist attraction, because of its water recreation. But increasing salinity of the sea soon started killing the life in the sea turning the riviera into an abandoned land. Salton sea…

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Slab City

Slab city, California used to be a military terrain. When the military left the territory they broke down the baracks, but left the concrete foundation, a slab. That’s how the place got its name. In the 70′s a group of hippies squatted the place and since then it was a refuge for people that wanted…

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas, the Sin city. It’s a place where people come to experience the “Dream” with all its glitter and glamour. Chasing the dream behind the black jack tables and getting screwed over by the casino. Odds are not in your favor! That’s how they are able to build those zillion dollar casinos and sustain…

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Sun City, senior idle event

There is always that age you wait for as a kid to have new privileges. When you turn 18 you are allowed to drive, get married or even drink in some countries. When you become 21 all the other once forbidden fruits become available. You are allowed to drink in any country you want, watch…

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Arizona, along the way

It’s probably the most beautiful part of the drive I did so far. I love Arizona’s landscapes. I watched the first episode of new season of Breaking Bad in Albuquerque, where it was shot. A bit disappointing, the series became very dull. I’ve seen the meteorite crater in Arizona. Never thought I’d pay 16$ just to…

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Austin, the hipster capital of the USA

Austin is different from the rest of Texas. Mainly due to its population. A lot of musicians, nice cafes and places to eat. It’s also probably the city with highest concentration of hipsters in the whole USA. If you drive out of the city for about 30 minutes the landscape reminds of African savannah. I…

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Interracial couples take 2

I haven’t posted anything for a while. I left Hattiesburg and headed for Texas. After reaching Austin I realized that I had to come back to  Mississippi and finish the story on mixed couples. The decision came spontaneously while I was in Luling. I decided to go back without returning to Austin, where I left…

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Freeport

I left Hattiesburg in a hurry to reach Texas for the 4th of July celebration. I arrived to a small town close to the Gulf of Mexico. I read on the internet that people celebrate the 4th of July in a traditional way in this town. Upon my arrival I have discovered that there wasn’t…

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Backyard oil pumps in Luling, Texas

City Luling is about 50 miles from Austin. It is standing on an oil field that was discovered there in 1922. There are about 7-10 thousand pumps in this area. Some of them are located within the premisses of the city. People have pumps standing literary in their back yard. Most of those wells are…

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