Blog archive for February 2017
A Diplomatic Guide to the Lakes of Los Angeles
7th February, 2017
In America, Minnesotans are proud they live in “the land of 10 thousand lakes.” The Finns, more humbly, refer to their country as “the land of a thousand lakes.” Mongolians feature Lake Khövsgöl, with its crystalline waters and infinite shades of blue. Italians marvel at the kaleidoscope of colors generated by the sunsets and sunrises over Lago Maggiore.
Los Angeles has no comparable lakes. Yet, it does have bodies of inland waters that reflect the city’s spirit and history and belie their urban setting.Read More