Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View
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Our drive into New York was, to put it mildly, stressful. The sadistic GPS decided to take us over Lincoln tunnel, right through the middle of Manhattan, right alongside Central Park, and then through Queensborough Bridge, during rush hour. The first couple miles of that experience were marked with driving-related exclamations like "Wow, you're …
Arriving into New York by train is very different to flying in to far flung JFK. Coming up from Washington you pass through the rather unprepossessing sides Baltimore, Philadelphia, Newark, but as you approach New York it's fun to spot the skyscrapers on the skyline. Following a tunnel under the Hudson River you pop up in Penn Station in the heart …
12th May - New York – New York – 0 Miles – Holiday Inn Long Island City Manhattan View
Today and the following days ahead are going to involve a lot of walking, but we are looking forward to it. The sun was due to shine today as well, apparently the hottest day of the year so peaking at 73 degrees, some 20 degrees less …
... everywhere was quite busy. However we managed to find one place, Ruby Tuesday, which was not too full. Food there was good, but i think they may have gone overboard with the spices on my steak... Kinda ruined the taste of the steak really... And so back to the hotel. I was very tired and fell asleep almost as soon as i hit the bed. Turned on the tv and Jeff Dunham (the guy who does Ahmed the Dead Terrorist) was on, so watched that for a little while through my eyelids :P Good ...
... to ask if we need help. Perhaps it's because they see us turning the map over and both pointing in different directions. So many times we have had to ask,if the place we want is Up or Down town. maybe we need a compass! So far, only once have we gong the wrong way,,which is a record for us.
again the subway took us straight to our next destination , Times Square. Here we meet our group for the Broadway tour. Our guide was an actor who ...
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Good-sided room for NYC, clean beds, good price. 10 mins by subway to Manhattan. What more can one ask?
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