Just don't forget to take water with you, say those in the know, because the hike is arduous. From the park at Lake Hollywood first over a few winding, steep roads that eventually become paths up Mount Lee. When the weather is good, it takes almost an hour before you can stand up there in a spot close behind what is probably the most famous lettering in the world. HOLLYWOOD. Each letter is 14 meters high and all have been freshly painted over the past year using 1500 liters of white paint. A lettering, the "Sign", as they call it here, that shimmers over the city like a promise. A promise to make it in Los Angeles. To be a star, to be famous and to be loved and to be rich, just an "Angel".
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