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Arrival in San Francisco – 7.12.2006

I’ve now arrived in San Francisco, California! My head is spinning though from the adjustment and I just hope I can survive here. For the most part, everyone is very friendly and intelligent but there is a lot of ghetto trash. When they make comments it’s extremely hard for me to not throw them into […]

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Culture Journal San Francisco

More Culture Shock

My culture shock has mostly abated and I’ve become accustomed to this different country called California. However, there are a couple of remnants left from the shock. First, my girlfriend and I were coming home about 12:30am after visiting a friend’s house and saw a police helicopter with its spotlight on about a mile ahead […]

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More Culture Shock in San Francisco

The culture shock continues here in San Francisco!!! As every study abroad or expat knows, when returning to the home country, some things really stand out as strange or bizarre since even though it is your home country, it might seem a little foreign. Well, San Francisco IS foreign!!! There are entire neighorhoods here where […]

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In San Francisco

It’s been a week here in San Francisco and I’ve been all over this town. One thing I’ve learned is that you can’t even move without money pouring out of your pockets. EVERYTHING is expensive. Even walking down the street there are a lot of homeless asking for change. It’s hard to drop coins after […]

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San Francisco

I’m now sitting in a Starbucks cafe here in San Francisco. I can’t believe I’m back in the USA and my head has been spinning ever since I landed. One thing I can say is that I hate culture shock and jet-lag. I really need to write down all the culture shock aspects but for […]