A Description Of The Cultural Experiences Essay

1569 Words Nov 17th, 2016 7 Pages
1. A description of the cultural experiences
Monday October 31, 2016 Halloween night, my friend and I decided to attend West Hollywood Carnaval. Before getting there, we had a hard time looking for parking for we didn’t know it’s going to be that popular. It took us about two hours to find parking which is also very far from the event. We walked for 30 minutes just to get to the location. It’s both our first time. The event takes place in the streets of Santa Monica Boulevard between N Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard. The place is packed full of large crowd’s dress in different costumes. Some wear revealing attires like calvin clein models or nothing but tape on their nipples, while some people wore out of the box costumes like movie characters. They are serious about their costumes, it’s very competitive. There are food trucks around the corner of each intersection selling burgers, tacos and hotdogs with long lines of people. Since demand is high, food is a bit pricey. There are also illegal hotdog vendors for people who don’t want to wait in long lines or pay inflation prices, we know because whenever police come around they hide. There are stages with live entertainment where people dance their heart out. We walked around and see people taking pictures of people in costumes they are interested in. People seem very comfortable taking pictures of strangers. The environment appears to be risqué with a lot of proud different attendees, some are drunk, crazy, some are…

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