Travel Blogs from Brooklyn
... together, showered and hopped on the Subway to Coney Island - which wasn't actually an island!! Lies!!!
We had a 'Nathan's' hot dog, which is famous (Josh told me about this) and it was very delicious. We ate ice cream and walked along the boardwalk...no we did not go on the roller-coaster, what a shame they weren't running :)
Then it was back on the Subway to Brooklyn Bridge, where we had been informed was the location of the famous Coal-Brick ...
... the weather’s still not quite playing along and it was a bit chilly outside. On Sunday we went and bought Matt some new work shoes and had a pretty lazy day for the rest of it.
On Wednesday, 8 May, Suzy and I went to a talk as part of the “Australian Women in New York” program at the Australian Consulate. The talk itself was OK but it was nice to get out and meet a few other people. Afterwards Suzy and I had a coffee at ...
... Copy of most recent Bank statement
7. Money Order ($135!)
8. Pre-paid self-addressed return envelope
We haven’t even left the country yet and little did we know that the first part of our adventure was about to unfold. After each taking a 3 hour bus from CT and Albany, Grant and I arrived in NYC. The weather looked bleak, but it seemed as if the rain would hold off long enough for us to visit the Bolivian Consulate and be approved for ...
... getting back on the horse!), I got waffle fries and my burger had mozzarella cheese in it - a revelation for my burger-senses.
Brooklyn was pretty neat, as the only borough I haven't visited yet (excluding Staten Island), we did go to another neighborhood though that was a bit of a dump. Well, sort of a dump. A dump where artists live, who keep it dump-like to retain their inspiration through living in a dump. There was a place called ...
... br> behing those tall buildings, I would walk for a little bit again and sat down
where there was sun. AT Pier 15, I found my new spot. It’s like a park on a
deck. Just a few plants, but enough outside of the building to catch sunlight
and give you a view of the Brooklyn Bridge. After a while I went back home, got
some dinner and slept in quite early, but I was ...