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California, don't stop the party #1

During my time in America, I visited California for about three times. And I can't deny that I do like the place a lot. I don't remember too much of the details, but I'll just write everything that I can remember.

Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

I like this area a lot. It's like an outdoor shopping mall - where you can dine in and shop for clothes. The atmosphere is just very relaxing as it is also near the beach. It is also another favorite place of the street performers to show off their talents. If given a chance I would definitely walk around this place for the entire day!

I remember having dinner at a Middle-Eastern restaurant in the promenade with my host mum and sis. Geez, pita bread dipped in hummus is bomb!

The Pier, Santa Monica

This looks like a best go-to place for teenagers. There are ferris wheel, mini thrilling rides and so on. If I remember it correctly there was a mini concert or like a rave when I was there. Tons of booth selling souvenirs to the tourists too! Definitely not a place for quiet soul. Hah!

Just a hotel in Los Angeles

The hotel I stayed in was right next to LAX. Bam. And I don't know the hotel's name so let's skip. 
(p/s: I had insomnia that night because I can't believe that I was in LA!)

Paramount Picture, Los Angeles

And yes! I went for a Paramount studio tour with my host mum, host sis and Lydia. It's just so cool to see how Hollywood movies are made!! (we were not allowed to take photos of some of the corners there as they were making new movies!)

Hollywood sign at the very far back!

Walk of Fame, Hollywood

I swear this was like another dream-come-true. I would never dreamed of setting my foot in Hollywood before the age of 18.

This place is like real crazy! Everybody is like pushing one another walking around the place. It was really easy to be lost if I didn't follow closely behind my host family.

I don't know why but this place really gives me a sense of realization that it is definitely a land of fame and opportunity.

Extra: here's a pic of the CNN building in Hollywood!

Venice Beach, Los Angeles

I hella love this place! Although I was told that the locals hate this place and that this whole place smells like weed. But like dude, this beach is beautiful! (and I don't know how weed smells like) There were surfers surfing too! It was just so cool. I would totally sit here and just watch the sunset or even the stars throughout the night.

I'll write more in part 2 soon. 
Thanks for reading and have a great day!
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