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We ate breakfast at the local bakery. Garrett got a lava cake, and Gavin got glazed donuts. Jacinda checked out the sign that said there was egg sandwhiches down the alley. Turned out that it was some woman on the phone with a griddle built into the wall. Two guys were doing some kind of math equations in a notebook, so she turned and ran the other way!
We went for a walk, and to the beach again. Around 2pm we headed for pt. Pleasant Beach ...
... statues of people involved in the creation and placement of the Statue of Liberty (Emma Lazarus, Joseph Pulitzer, Alexandre Gustavo Eiffel, Frederic Gustave Bartoldi, and Edouard Rene de Laboulaye). I have never before seen them (or even pictures of them). To me, they were every bit as interesting as the Statue itself. I had known that Emma Lazarus wrote the poem about the statue and Bartoldi was the sculptor, and ...
... costume place. Halloween was just round the corner and it is really celebrated in USA and NYC was a place to be for that. We then decided to change tactic and go for a cake instead. We ended up in a place called "Black Hound". We tried a lemon cake, but this made Subash feel really sick. He wasn't handling the cupcake crawl very well. If this was a pub crawl he would be under the table on the floor speaking like a Mexican. It was decided that we needed to take another break. ...
... Yes, this is a tourist place, but it is not a rip off
Dinner for two (burp) was $ 40 USD.
Oh yes, we had dessert, a sacher torte, at the Sacher Hotel and desserts were $ 20 USD
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... twisting, I got a commitment, and, the planning process began.
Planning, in earnest, began about three months before our departure. First steps were to establish a trek route, identify dates and create an equipment list.
TREK ROUTE & TIMING
Since Mt. Everest Base Camp was the desired goal, route selection was very easy. There are base camps to Everest both in China and in Nepal which Everest summiters use as ...