The Standard, East Village
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... haircuts and clothing. We arrived at 3pm New York time and by the time we got through officials, which wasn't unduly long, waited 20-30 minutes for our transfer - which was pretty crammed with 11 passengers in a tight vehicle - and then had the 45 minute drive to midtown Manhattan, to Hotel Mela, it was about 6pm. The transfer cost US$43.50 for the two of us. Our initial impressions coming in were, the temperature was barely 15' and in Manhattan ...
We began our day with a quick breakfast before heading off to ride the subway. The kids have been looking forward to this for months. The nearest subway station was not far from Jordan's which was great. We managed to find our way onto the correct train (yay me!) to get to Rockfeller Plaza.
Once we exited to street level we were all wowed by the height of the buildings and the people all around. We wandered for the ...
... until 3pm. We headed to where they were supposed to be, but there was no sign of anything at that location. After a little bit more walking we actually ended up back at the post office, so we'd managed to walk even further in the shining sun that we had before!
On the way back to the hotel (again), we stopped by the local Walmart and grabbed some snacks for the train. The train trip was just under 6 hours and covered the entire dinner period, so ...
... caught the train this time back into Manhattan to Penn station. We decided to eat here and catch the train back again in the afternoon. We found a pub like establishment where we could watch the passing parade, and ordered 3 tapas type plates, a drink and we had dessert. One of the tapas didn't come and when the bill came with it on, I explained that it hadn’t come. The waiter got very aggressive and ...
... flights of stairs to the viewing balconies. Amazing view!
Mim spotted the Statue of Liberty looking quire small, but still green, out in the distance. Went right to the top deck and could see all south to north of the island. Really fantastic.
Then down to the ground on the trippy elevator, onto the subway to 59th street and Central Park. We had the most lovely, relaxing afternoon wondering ...