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Well, we made it to Newark! This was certainly not a given just a few days ago. Monday night we received a text from the airline telling us our flight was cancelled due to the coming blizzard. They recinded this just 4 hours later, but we never knew until today if it would really go or not. Today it is sunny and beautiful in Newark, we can see Manhattan ...
... was cooler. Just lovely. Walked to Century 21 to buy our new Samsonite luggage. Also bought neck pillow (for flight), luggage tag and two NEW YORK shopping bags. One for Hannah and one for MWAH!
Then walked back to the apartment via Whole Foods to pick up reusable bag for Marion.
After dumping our goodies at the apartment we walked around the corner to 9th Ave to check out bars and restaurants. It was 7.30pm already. Huge day. Started with ...
... on it. There was lots of different colours on there.
We passed the United Nations Headquarters and when the flags are flying, it means they are in session. We went past yesterday and the flags were not out, so no one was there.
We also passed Saks on Fifth Avenue. Very expensive shopping there. One can dream!
We did the Radio City Music Hall Backstage Tour which was more ...
... the Indian people
· Visited Hampi & ancient Indian temple ruins
· Received a blessing from a holy elephant
· Saw wild monkeys and almost got attacked by them!
· Took 4 long overnight sleeper trains and survived!
· Visited Charminar and vast Muslim market places
... thing to compare the conditions of the drive to the same trek last time... with Janet in the pickup:
And with Ashley in the van, parked in the same spot crossing the mountains out of Ellenville:
After a night in a Connecticut hotel we got up early and drove into New York City. The traffic was light to start with but became heavier as we went on... as you would expect. But ...