BEST WESTERN PLUS Fairfield Executive Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Iain was amazed to be greeted by old school friend, Chris McLindon, who was the cabin crew captain - small world. He insisted on topping us up with Tattinger bubbly every now and again (we didn't complain) and also organised for us to take Bryony to up to the flight deck to meet the captain on arrival at Newark! After the relaxed start to the flight, things were generally quite busy with colouring, books, lunch, play-doh, walking, ...
So we are getting into a 'New York state of mind'... Which means operating in New York time:- stay out late, get up late. For a morning person like me this has taken a bit of getting used to. Places are open real late here. Empire State Building for example is open till 2am. Tons of the grocery stores are 24 hours, same with restaurants. Shops close at midnight or later. The streets are full of people well up to midnight. Last night we were at ...
... stairs to the pedestal of Lady Liberty herself! By the time we made it back down though, the kids were in full revolt. Luckily, 3 o'clock melt down ice cream soothes a lot of ills. We took the ferry over the Ellis Island, but frankly we were all too tired, hot, and cranky to appreciate it. Now we head back uptown for a quick meal and concert prep! Update 2: After some discussion, we realized it made sense to visit the 9/11 Memorial ...
... getting heavier by the minute but at least the demands for 'take another photo of me in the snow' have stopped. After walking 30 minutes in Central Park in the snow the novelty has worn off so we decide to do it in style in a horse drawn carriage. The coachman (I think that's what they're called) gave us a rug to keep warm but the horse he took it off was not too pleased. After our coach rIde we decided to walk back to our hotel and ...
... Towards the end we decided it might be a good idea to head inside for a bit of warmth!
Then Luis showed me Times Square (and we even found the Theatre I will be going to see the Lion King. Alex told me I had to see a broadway show, so I cannot disappoint!) All the advertisements, the people dressed up, the NYPD, the US Army Recruitment...the whole lot lit up at night was another incredible experience.
Next we were going to head to Union Square but it ...