Kaliforniya’ya giriş


Kaliforniya deyince aklınıza ilk ne geliyor? Güneş, palmiye ağaçları, ünlülerin yaşadığı havalı evler, sörfçüler, çocukken seyrettiğimiz dizilerden aklımızda kalan eğlenceli hayatlar, geniş caddelerde hızla giden büyük arabalar, sarışın insanlar, mavi gözler… San Francisco’ya uzun bir uçuş sonrası bir akşam vardığımızda yemek yemeye dışarı çıkıp bir büfede kendimizi onlarca Asyalı insanın ortasında bulduğumuza şaşırmıştık, yanlışlıkla Çin’e mi varmıştık yoksa… Kaliforniya bugün Asya...

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California trip: an introduction


What comes to your mind when they say California? Sunny days, surfers, celebrity houses, people driving fast their big cars with looking attractive with blond hair and blue eyes, shortly  an imaginary place in our heads created by Hollywood movies. So when we were in a fast food restaurant in San Francisco on our first night after a 15 hour flight, surrounded by Asians, we were quite surprised; in fact California is one of the places in the world with the highest number of Asian...

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Sunset over Pacific: California Coasts by Train

We had no intention to travel by train in America. Given the distance between the cities, the rule of cars over the whole country and cheap and frequent flights, we were so prejudiced in terms of means of transportation that we never imagined a train journey that lasts hours. As a traveler who in her youth slept in train cars and witnessed the crossing of borders at a train stop, I did not think that America was a destination where one travels by train. But we changed our minds in San...

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