Travel Blogs from Parsippany
Quick goodbye to my pal, Lynn, and I'm back in the airport again. Thankfully this one is a tad smaller and more courteous. Though I did find it amusing when I got told to "Stick em up!" going through the scanner.
Flew back into Newark. Helloooo New York. Wish I had the window seat to take a photo from the air, but oh well.
I met …
... down. I hope I will be able to take a shower tomorrow or else it will be a very long three weeks… at least for Kaitlyn and Virginia! (Not to mention that a pipe broke in the building and they can’t come out to fix it until tomorrow, so only the HOT water works and
the toilet wont flush. Hopefully it will be fixed tomorrow and we can all be happy smelling people for the rest of New York.) Walking out ...
Mickell got back with the Spider-Man tickets around 4pm (he ended up getting them for half price which was $100 per ticket). We struck off to catch the E train again to the World Trade Center so we could see the new memorial. Mickell had wisely reserved a spot for us on-line before we left which allowed us to not have to wait in a long line to wait. The memorial was fantastic for what pieces of it were open. The museum ...
... a marathon! People sailing toy yachts by remote controls, an Alice in wonderland sculpture (which was really cool! Alice just keeps popping up on this trip!!) trumpet players under bridges, painters and sketches, wooden boats you can hire, the local running track around a lake (also the spot we got splashed with a lot of mud, courtesy of the eager runners passing us!) hmmm what else, many kids playing (we suspect they had nannies) folks sunbathing (of course on the ...
... Central Park and made a stop off at Grand Central Station along the way. Grand Central is huge and beautifully maintained (as is everything here). If you have seen anyone in a movie catching a train in NY it was probably from here. I have to say my favourite part of the station is the main ceiling. It has been painted with the constellations on and you could (if you don't mind looking a little crazy) lay down and stare at it all ...
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