Holiday Inn Express Hauppauge
Travel Blogs from Hauppauge
One last wedding to end my long and crazy adventure in NJ for the past three months! Ian and I were headed for Long Island to the Hyatt Regency, a place I had been to once before. We took Bob and I was able to drive him among other thing like having a couple of drinks at the bar! Thanks Ian for a great last ...
... the Reclining Buddha. The 162-foot figure is awesome, as is the reverential aura of the place, where hundreds of pilgrims line up to light candles and offer coins.
Another of Bangkok's delights is a cruise on the Chao Phraya River and the city's canals, including a visit to the Royal Barge Museum and the fabulous Temple of Dawn.
A surprise highlight was a stop in front of another Buddhist temple, where schools ...
... maybe do some surfing on the famed North Shore. The trip was a touch out of my regular comfort zone, but it was short and I thought it would be fun to try something new.
But plans change. And plans to stay away from NY change too.
I was at Bubba’s on Monday, fielding phone calls from my Mom as the water levels in her basement quickly rose. Her tenants had to climb through the storm surge to her unit on the second floor. ...
... they were
filming the new Robin Williams movie ‘Angriest Man in Brooklyn’,
see a car crash and the man himself. Quite a scoop, John and Jude could even be
seen in the crowd. Will have to see the movie next year to find out if they
ended up on the cutting room floor.
Next stop Manhattan to organise rental car for next
day’s departure. Met Laverne, one happy person, ...
... across the road and had a
drink in Victor’s Bar, a little Cuban place. Very nice with quite a famous
cliental over the years. Jersey Boys was simply fantastic. I loved every minute
and the local Jerseyites in the audience added that little something to the
authenticity of the experience! Great afternoon.
Made our way back to Brooklyn for dinner at a local French restaurant, ...