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Travel Blogs from New Brunswick
... You should see my outfit, I told Jill that I was dressed for a slumber party, just not as cute.
So here's my question. What's your travel must have? I know that if I have my silk sleep sack, flip-flops, and baby powder, I can go anywhere. Please add your thoughts and remember whatever, you post here is public. Looking forward to hearing from you and having you along on my journey!
Today we went to the Federal Hall Memorial on Wall Street. It is the site of George Washington's swearing in as the first president of the United States and the first congress. It is not the same building though because that was knocked down a long time ago and the building that is there now is the old customs house. The only parts of the original building left are a concrete slab and a piece of railing. We did see ...
... What more can you ask? And the price for NYC is low so bonus.
The first night we just stayed local to the hotel. We just needed a bite and bed. Cafe Amrita is just around the corner at the end of the block so it was perfect. We then went to get some water and snacks for the hotel room in a mini supermarket. I got pretty excited when I saw all of the American food i had seen over the years but never tried. I drew the line at "nutter butter" though and took ...
On the opposite corner, close to Central Park West, there is the Lasker
Pool and Rink. From some huge rocks, together with many others, I
admire the talent of some ice-skating New Yorkers. During the summer
the ice melts and the lake becomes an Olympic pool, where novices
could come and get initiated to the sport of swimming.
Recently, in front of one of the main gates to the park, the municipality
decided to exhibit two statuary groups, ...
... since it would drastically reduce the cost of cab fare to start from the airport. We did ask the hotel staff about going to the train station, but they told us it was airport or nothing. Except that then the shuttle bus driver found out we were going to go to the train station from the airport, and he offered to drive us there direct.
Which, of course, meant that we ended up sitting around at the train station for about an hour, because we'd allowed plenty of time for delays ...