Extending through its sprawling freeways, Los Angeles devours everything in its path Its Rich and bustling metropolis. This is a town with no real center, kind of huge puzzle neighborhoods each living independently, with its splendor and misery.
Los Angeles is strikingly green horizontality, its parks, the omnipresence of nature near the desert, plenty of trees, coppice. Apart from Downtown towers where people work but do not live, Los Angeles looks like a suburb of sight, where wooden houses surrounded by well-kept gardens reflect a real quality of life.
Side circulation (hard to do without the car), better to avoid rush hours, but outside of these bottled periods, the city becomes almost easy to tame, it’s recommended carrying a GPS.
This is the second US’ city after New York. Facing the Pacific, this is also the third largest economic center. In a few decades, Los Angeles became the cradle of a culture which can be exported worldwide. It all started with the dream factory of Hollywood. It invented objects and lifestyles that have been widely spread around the world: skating, bodybuilding, jogging. [Read more…]