While strolling along the harbor in downtown San Diego I came across Unconditional Surrender, a 25-foot tall statue by artist J. Seward Johnson. His work is an interpretation of the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph taken during the V-J Day celebrations in Times Square in 1945. Located in a small park next to the USS Midway aircraft carrier, it was difficult to get a clear shot, since happy couples were lining up to strike the same pose.
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Michael Figueiredo is a freelance travel writer based in Los Angeles, California. When he’s not gallivanting around the world, he’s enjoying the laid-back lifestyle and perfect weather of Southern California. So far he’s visited forty countries and territories on five continents. His goal is to see at least one new country every year! . Read more from this author