Days 13 and 14.

Still behind on everything, and LA kind of killed me. More than a little excited to head to Harbin Hot Springs tomorrow and not have to be in a city. Not sure I like LA. At least the part I thought I would. Everyone is trying so hard to stand out, which I suppose is why you move there, but it all just seems like an act.

I drove through Williams on my way out of the Grand Canyon.

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The haze in the mountains made everything seem like it was just floating.

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The friend I was staying with took me on a quick tour around downtown LA, including some of the rooftops.

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There was an art walk the night I got there, so lots of interesting things to photograph. This guy was an amazing artist.

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I guess the police presence is pretty high on art walk nights. Definitely tons around.

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And then I got to see someone get arrested for throwing a bottle at a cop. Crowds of people stood there, watching, photographing, yelling at the cops.

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I stopped at a bar for a quick drink and ended up having a conversation with a guy who designs kitchens and kept referring to himself as an artist. Not sure about you, LA.

The day after was a little better, though. I walked east and up toward Hollywood, walking through Filipinotown.

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So many gorgeous old buildings. It’s sad so many of the old theaters are just used for random clothing or electronic stores.

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The guy in this juice bar asked if I Instagrammed, and wanted to take photos of me to post to my account and tag the shop. Sure, man. The juice was really good, though.

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I took the bus down to Venice Beach.

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This is what I came here for.

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New name, same crew.

I ended up going with my host and his girlfriend to someone’s birthday party, and mediating the drama in their relationship. Stories.

2 thoughts on “Days 13 and 14.

  1. Wow, you are like… an amazing photographer! I would totally have your babies if you ever came back here 😀

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