Howard Johnson Inn Yankee Stadium
Travel Blogs from Bronx
... money. I pass with no guilt.
Taking the walk further from here, we pass the absolutely fake (in fact I was told it is plastic) version of the statue of liberty. Man in charge (Prof C*) tells some history of the place, pertaining to the migrants from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic (the people from the former being natural Americans in this day). We walk past administrative houses, a childrens playground, displays ...
... if I could walk up the street with him. He was going in the same direction but he would take a cab. So I got to experience
that too. He is originally from Italy and was for a work conference to Las Vegas for a few days. We swapped phone numbers ( he invited me for coffee) The cab made a first stop at 20th and then he would go on to the 1st street. I offered to pay but he was all smiling and saying no, no, no ->
company pays! ...
... around for about two hours, stumbling upon Belvedere Castle along the way. We saw numerous species of bird, including an eagle, and lots of squirrels. We walked roughly two thirds of the length of the park and then went to Whole Foods (a different one) to buy food and drinks for the picnic.
With all the options available it took much longer to decide what to buy than we had thought! The final picnic basket consisted of ...
... themselves that counts.
Unbelievable service - probably looking for an unbelievable tip but commendable
Later that evening Rish dropped us off to Bhavini Ben’s
where we played with baby Rani, secretly pretending we’re sorry to keep her up
past her bedtime. Jimmy cooked awesome pasta as always (he claims it’s to do
with being Italian and that the sauce is freshly made from scratch but we can
see the sauce tin in ...
... headed across the park to the Museum of the City of New York. This museum had some interesting exhibits. We only got an hour here before we needed to collect our washing from a laundromat and baggage from the hotel, before catching the train to the airport. We really enjoyed everything about New York, even the hustle and bustle and how the city operates. Were already future planning our next trip here! About to board a flight to London now, we're looking forward to the next stop in our ...