Tours in Los Angeles
Any trip to the United States would not be complete without a tourin Los Angeles. It's here - the huge Hollywood sign on the high hills, Rodeo Drive shops with the best of Western movie, Sunset Boulevard, which stretches for 36 kilometers of cafes, restaurants and rock clubs, and golden beaches, where it's always crowded. In the city of angels are the largest film companies and other world centers of the entertainment industry, and Americans love this city for a surprisingly light and positive atmosphere in the streets.
History and geography
On the shores of the Pacific Ocean, where theLos Angeles, as well as everywhere in the United States once the Indian tribes lived. With the advent of the bay of San Diego, European ships in the XVI century, indigenous people had to make room. By the beginning of the XIX century a small settlement grew to the largest in California, and the construction of the railroad and found on the coast of the oil town soon raised the ratings of angels to new heights.
Participants of the tour in Los Angeles with a surpriselearn that conurbation stretches almost 200 kilometers along the ocean and almost 50 kilometers - from east to west. Its historic center is La Plaza, where the focus and business districts, as well as a whole growing city just absorbed over time more and more new satellites and sleeping areas.
Briefly about the importance
- City of Angels is in the tropics. Its climate provides two distinct seasons, each of which lasts for about six months. In May begins the dry and hot summers, when temperatures often reach 35 degrees, but rain is not seen. In November, starts wet period with the greatest amount of precipitation in February. Winter thermometers 15 do not fall below or in the air or in water.
- A common occurrence during the tours in Los Angeles -atmospheric smog. Due to the large number of cars and industrial enterprises in the region and the location in a valley surrounded by mountains to the east, the city is literally choking during the dry season. Precipitation in winter make it much easier situation like "washing away" emissions.
- International Airport takes participants toursin Los Angeles and from Russia. Direct flight lasts about 12 hours, but you can buy tickets and through New York and other US cities. Such connecting flights are a little bit cheaper.
- Getting around the city during tours inLos Angeles is most convenient to the subway and use the light rail. Car and bus traffic is blocked with serious traffic jams during peak hours.