Travel Blogs from Newark
... from the NY slave period. After protests they built a monument to the burial ground. That was nice to see and read about.
Then we headed up a bit to search for an art installation called the Earth Room. A 1977 art exhibition filled with 250,000 pound of dirt combined with with the framework of an office.
Though after the walk it turns out its only open in the winter. So fail on that freebie.
Hungry now Mim was all over the Harry met Sally ...
... to us something on the lines of "i don't care man, i've already spent 5 years in jail" welcome to america!
we didn't do a lot in the hotel, just chatted and chilled, got to know everyone. and somebody ordered a pizza thinking it was just a regular 12", but it turned out it was a massive 20" pizza, so we all ate a bit of it, one and a half slices and your full!
the following day we got on another coach, which was already full of americans, to get to camp and we had ...
... they sold beer as well, so that convinced us to stay. It was lovely basking in the sun and we enjoyed being able to sit on the (artificial) grass for a little while and do a bit of people-watching before enjoying some of the exhibits ... including European masterpieces and some interesting American and Egyptian sculpture and art. It is a massive museum and we were amazed to see room after room set up in traditional English period ...
... my great grandparents. Most of the grave stones were above ground and the names easy to spot. So, when we walked up to the graves that were around the area of my great grandparents, we still could not spot them! The worker who is used to these cemetery grounds spotted the edge of a flat grave stone where the rest of it was covered with grass and dirt. He wiped away the dirt, and their names appeared! I started crying ...
... road. The show is the most amazing thing we have ever seen. It is both true to the movie and surprising. The woman playing Rafiki is the best character Sarah has ever seen in anything. Ever. Her clicking and whooping and giggling are amazing and she makes the show. Her voice is incredible and so so strong. The woman playing Nala also sends shivers down your spine. It is visually spectacular. Tomorrow- world trade centre and Statue of ...
Other places to stay in Newark
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Nice stay.
- Come here if you like to be treated like Sc#m
- Pet Friendly!
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $108
- Bad for late night arrivals
- Great hotel!
- DO NOT STAY HERE IF GOING TO NYC
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Ok place for the night
- Stop over at Newark with young kids.
- OK hotel, great park-n-stay rate...
Newark Central Business District, Newark | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Pills in the carpet!
- Very Disappointing for the Price
- It was o.k.
Newark Central Business District, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $113
- Stay Elsewhere No Matter What The Cost
- Lousy staff
- Perfectly reasonable, inexpensive choice
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $147
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 2 star hotelfrom $80
- Watch for the hidden costs and annoyances
- Pleasently suprised
- I was pleased!
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 2 star hotelfrom $142
Mount Pleasant/Lower Broadway, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- Shuttle Service is Great!!!!
- Helpfull Staff and Clean Rooms
- Reasonable Park, Sleep and Fly
South Broad Street, Newark | Hotelfrom $65
Newark Airport and Port Newark, Newark | 3 star hotelfrom $133