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Shops usually work from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 17.30, but there is no official closing time for stores. Shopping centers and large department stores operate from Monday to Saturday, from 9.30 to 21.30 (some are around the clock), on Sundays from 12.00 to 17.00.
It is difficult to advise what to bring from such a vast and diverse country as the USA. Traditional souvenirs are, as a rule, all sorts of goods depicting the Statue of Liberty and / or the American flag, as well as “Indian” products – dream catchers, all kinds of amulets, and the like.
Well, each city has its own attractions, sometimes it is useful to ask the local population. For example, in San Francisco there is a local chocolate factory Girardeli … Continue reading
WHERE TO STAY
There are hotels in all major cities and tourist centers. The average price for accommodation – from $ 15 per night in a room with a bed, toilet and shower. Availability of additional amenities directly affects the cost. For example, an air-conditioned room will cost twice as much as without it. Quite often, a fee is charged not per room, but per person. That is, you can live for $ 10 in the same room, and with a friend or wife (husband) for 20. For the same money, you can rent two rooms in the same hotel, one for each.
In some small towns there are guest houses. These are private houses where the owners rent part of the rooms to visitors. A toilet with a shower is common here, located in the courtyard. Continue reading
Shops are open from 8: 30-9: 00 to 17: 30-18: 00. Once a week (usually on Mondays) they are closed until 12:00, and on Thursdays they are usually open until 21:00.
The main “Dutch” souvenir are, of course, tulip bulbs. But we must make a reservation that their export is a risky business: at the border “live cargo” may be delayed and demanded to leave the bulbs in their native land.
In addition to various trinkets with images of mills, wooden shoes and other things from Amsterdam, you can bring savory souvenirs, or all sorts of things from “flea markets”, of which there are many in the city.
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