Oakwood At Talleyrand Crescent
Travel Blogs from Tarrytown
... better description might be "interesting" or "unique") they are very welcome. As long as you are happy to talk to me at 11pm or after!! No takers? I'm not offended :) I still have two blog plans for if absolutely nothing interesting happens in a day. After all, I don't want to bore you all entirely silly (and if I am, you can stop reading now. I can't stop you) Until tomorrow ...
... malaria in the olden days (I like the sound of 'the olden days'). So not only was there mal'aria (i.e. bad air), there was also malacqua which translates as 'bad water'. Though apparently the latter idea wasn't very popular. So you see that it does have some relevance to my thesis.
We had a researchers lunch today (i.e. free lunch). I had a turkey and cheese sandwich, a combination I would never have dreamed of before today. But it was very tasty though I say so myself. ...
... it from the other swans. If I see it again, I will let you know.
And finally to the archives...what beautiful grounds and house in which to have an archives! Before the WHO archives was by far my favourite place to work, but I have to say this is coming close. Plus, free drinks and biscuits (or should I say "cookies").
Anyway, more about the archives later once I am settled back in Irvington for the night. Except this time there will be no need for candles!
... is always this dark, but it had special decorations for Halloween even though we did not get the Halloween tour - I don't think.
We revisited the grounds. This time we walked through the Rose Garden - a bit lame after the summer growing season - and visited the greenhouse. This greenhouse had been quite an affair - known far and wide because of the extensive collections, especially of orchids. I probably ...
... temporary headquarters for the FBI during the September 11 attack investigations. Today, on the flight deck, is a collection of about 20 different fighter jets and several helicopters. The space shuttle pavilion is located at the front of the flight deck. On the hangar deck there is a theatre showing a short movie about the ship's history, more planes and helicopters and other memorabilia. This ship is huge! We also got yo look through the submarine USS Growler. This submarine ...
Other places to stay in Tarrytown
455 South Broadway, Tarrytown | 3 star hotelfrom $142
670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Very average and can't stand smell of chlorine
- Ready for Implosion
- Another Relaxing Stay - Improved Restaurant Area
49 E Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- Wonderful Weekend Retreat
- People there are rude and the place is old. Don't go there!
480 White Plains Road, Tarrytown | 3 star hotelfrom $139
600 White Plains Road, Tarrytown | 3 star hotelfrom $139
475 White Plains Road, Tarrytown | 3 star hotelfrom $138