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Uritsk Andrey • 4 minutes read • May 4th, 2016

The city of 

Long Beach

is located on the Pacific coast, 18 miles (30 km) south of downtown 

Los Angeles,

 connected by a subway line. The ocean governs life in this region; sandy beaches, several big ports, waves crashing on the rocks... The peninsula is famous for its beautiful coastline and private estates. The city of Long Beach is named after a 5 mile (9 kilometer) zone of white sandy shoreline, ideal for those who love the ocean. It is here that you can find the famous transatlantic liner, the "Queen Mary " at its eternal moorage. However, it also pleasant to just take a stroll through the town. 
Long Beach welcomes tourists with its famous frescoes from 1938, showcasing a day at the beach. Times may have changed but the lifestyle of Long Beach has remained exactly the same for more than 70 years.

The streets of the resort suburb of Los Angeles.

On our way to the sea...

A line of yachts and American paddle steamers:

The legendary transatlantic "Queen Mary" and a modern cruise ship, the "Carnival Splendor". Perfect fusion of the past and present...

A lighthouse...

A pleasure boat departing from the Long Beach Bay, leaving an unusually long trail of foam.

On our way to see the "Queen Mary"...

Leisurely paddle boating is a favorite hobby for workers in 

Los Angeles

!

A 'head shot' of the "Queen":

And some more landscape shots:

And this feathery friend was flying diligently as it gazed upon us . . .

This is the center of Long Beach, from the hill.

And now let's take a closer look at the legendary transatlantic "Queen Mary", the reason we came here! 
Author: Uritsk
Source: uritsk.livejournal.com
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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