Jacksonville USA – two days visit

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     Jacksonville , the port city from which I started my last ship contract,  represents the American style in all its splendor, specific to the conservative South. The flight to get there was very long, and although we missed our last connection in JFK Airport in New York due to the long ques and long VISA , ID and security checks in the airport, it was no stress: our ship was running late
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L.A. revisited

Desi nu am avut prea multe ocazii de a iesi in oras in ultimul voiaj  , am avut totusi placerea de a petrece o zi si o noapte in Los Angeles. Fata de ultima vizita pe acolo din 2010 , orasul pare sa fi decazut oarecum , am vazut pentru prima oara in metrou vanzatori ambulanti de apa , dulciuri , chiar si filme piratate pe DVD , deasemenea o gramada de oameni fara casa stationati cu cortul exact in Pershing Square din centrul orasului , dar in schimb partea turistica dinspre Hollywood era plina ochi cu turisti din toate colturile lumii , iar contrastul dintre ghetourile din Sud si luxul din Nord- West ramane la fel de mare. Daca seara am savurat viata de noapte variata si vie din Long Beach , pe timpul zilei am apucat sa particip la un tur organizat care ne-a plimbat pe dealurile din Hollywood , Beverly Hills si zona din jurul bulevardului Sunset.

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Although I  did not had too many opportunities to go out last trip, I was still pleased to spend a day and a night in Los Angeles. Unlike my last visit there in 2010, the city seems to have declined somewhat, I saw for the first time in the metro  vendors selling water, sweets, even pirated movies on DVDs, also a lot of Continue reading

hi guys

so here’s my first post , i’m still learning about this hole blog thing so here it goes; basicly i just got back home after 6 months on the sea , yes i am a sailor and i want to share some pictures of all the great places i saw during my voyage

i got on my ship in L.A. , starts with a few  pics taken when landing on LAX airport after a very very long 18 hours flight from Bucharest , and after arrival and first walk in Auckland – New Zeeland on the other side of the Pacific

this is it for now , hope you enjoy