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New York We arrived at JFK airport at 630am with having just a few hours sleep on the plane. We then had to deal with the fact that the airport shuttle we had booked refused to take us to the hotel because our hotel isn't in their area. This then resulted in us having to catch the sky train, the subway and then walk to our hotel. This was not how …
... plenty of sunshine.
We'd walked quite a bit when we decided that we needed a drink, considering it was 29 degrees and humid. We got some smoothies from one of the local cafes and headed back to the hotel.
We then decided that it was time to be big grown ups and do some laundry. We found a laundromat that was open on a Sunday and headed off. It was extremely stuffy inside, so I waited outside playing Candy Crush and Solitaire, while Jess ...
... was next to the only source for fresh water. The first apartment we visited was empty and was in the condition that it was found in. There had been no inhabitants since the 30's when new government standards for living made the cost too much for the landlord to comply. He evicted everyone and rented out only the downstairs areas to businesses. These businesses used the condemned apartments as storage. There was evidence of the inventory of one of the ...
At last with bikes registered time to get some miles on the beauties. headed for NY city and checked out ground zero and a few other landmarks of the area. Bought some DM's, got lost several times and cooked in the heat.
managed to navigate out of the city with mark using his phone shoved in his helmet and using google maps. made it half way up long island for the ...
... of us have a head for heights we wimp out..
It was a really interesting visit and good to see the lady up close and personal. The boat then went across to Ellis Island which was interesting but we found the layout of the museum confusing and overall it was not as special as we were expecting.
After a subway ride home and a short rest we walk to Restaurant Marseille which was very busy with graduates and their families celebrating. An OK meal but not ...