The Wanderers Inn
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I hopped up early to go for a run in Central Park, returning via a café on 79th and Lexington with lattes and croissants. Today was going to be big, so here goes. We headed first to the Metropolitan "Met Steps" to start the location pics for Gossip Girl, one of Amy's favourite shows. Then I surprised Lou with a visit to the Neue Galerie to see the famous picture of Adele Bloch-Bauer, featured in Woman in Gold, ...
... Then we did a cache, and in the burning sun it was an exercise in moving from one water dispenser to another. Robyn managed to get on her hands and knees and retrieve something from under an old bollard.
We were allowed on the ferry after being made to pose in front of a green screen - a universal obligation when doing tour items from Empire State Building to Niagara Falls in the hope you will buy the enlarged photo of yourself and family in front of a superimposed ...
... visited Staten Island Bridge, biked the whole of Central Park, saw the Flat Iron Building, visited the United Nations head quarters and walked around Chinatown and Soho. While in New York I also got to catch up with a guy I met in Peru and hiked the Colca Canyon with in February! Igor lives in Jersey City, which is just across the river from New York. We caught up for a few beers one afternoon. It was awesome to see him again and hear ...
Monday 19 Jan
We decided to explore Brooklyn some more, through a boutique-y street in Brooklyn Heights, a Chilli dog from Nathan's, down to the promenade to get amazing views of the Manhattan
skyline before heading over Brooklyn bridge. It was such a cool bridge (took about an hour to get over). Finished off at Shake Shack for our first US burger.
... door and it was and hour and a half wait..... We stayed with the Bubba Gump Restaurant! It didn't take nearly as long anyway and we were soon seated in the upstairs area and placing our meal orders. Everyone is tired after a busy day, winding down watching TV and going to sleep!! Zzzzzzz Two things we learnt today: 1 - Mitch can catch a dirty fat New York pigeon with his bare hands! 2 - Mitch can actually walk right past a McDonalds and not eat anything!!! He really ...