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Old 14th February 2019, 05:59 AM
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When my wife came to the USA we lived outside Los Angeles for 6 years and she liked it because it reminded her of home because she could walk places. We moved to NC last year out in the country. She at hated it at first and now she loves having her space with a big house.
I spent a couple weeks in Hampton Virginia my first time visiting the East Coast and what I noticed was many different products sold in the big box stores such as cigars from I think from the Dominican Republic as an example or the chicken seemed really large even the thighs, breasts and leg pieces were huge and also there were no stocking issues like California but I also noticed that the delicious taco spots on the West Coast were not to be found on the East Coast even the fresh salsa wasn't sold in the grocery stores all they sold was the Frito brand in the jars, we did eat at a Mexican restaurant but I could have had a more delicious eating experience in Fargo ND.

Virginia roads seemed very spaced out and very clean modern same with many of the neighborhoods so a huge difference from California. For sure always a stocking problem in the Philippines this will never change I can't even find gummy bears it's been 4 months they only sell tiny overpriced packages the large packages always sold out.
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I spent a couple weeks in Hampton Virginia my first time visiting the East Coast and what I noticed was many different products sold in the big box stores such as cigars from I think from the Dominican Republic as an example or the chicken seemed really large even the thighs, breasts and leg pieces were huge and also there were no stocking issues like California but I also noticed that the delicious taco spots on the West Coast were not to be found on the East Coast even the fresh salsa wasn't sold in the grocery stores all they sold was the Frito brand in the jars, we did eat at a Mexican restaurant but I could have had a more delicious eating experience in Fargo ND.

Virginia roads seemed very spaced out and very clean modern same with many of the neighborhoods so a huge difference from California. For sure always a stocking problem in the Philippines this will never change I can't even find gummy bears it's been 4 months they only sell tiny overpriced packages the large packages always sold out.
Yeah that's one of the things I do miss about CA overall was all the good spots for tacos or Mexican food. I used to be able to just walk down the street at work during lunchtime to this small convenience store that had a awesome Mexican cuisine going on. The majority of the people that went there were the landscapers/gardening guys so you knew it was authentic. I used to be able to get the best salsa I have ever had from my neighbor across the street who made it herself. It was one of those salsas that was so good you didn't care how hot it was because you just kept eating it.

The roads and parking here on the East Coast are spaced out more compared to the West Coast. Not to mention that the state doesn't have those stupid bumps every 2 feet on the highways here that separate lanes.
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