Super 8 Long Island City
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... Not happy Jan :(.
We managed to get the subway back to the hotel in one piece (I now have a permanent map of the New York subway etched into my brain). We didn't get into bed until 11.30pm, much better than our 8.30pm nana effort of yesterday. We do have to be up insanely early for our Statue of Liberty tour tomorrow, so maybe staying out late roaming the city wasn't the smartest thing we've done. Oh well. Peace out from New York xo.
... so we just looked at the sea. We spent a good two hours in the sunshine before walking inland to find a Starbucks and going home. We wandered to the Station and found another Taxi company who brought us back to the hotel to freshen up before bed. Tonight is an early night because we have an earlyish flight tomorrow morning to get across to San Francisco.
So today we saw the Atlantic, and tomorrow we head to the ...
... tenement. I went on the one called Hard Times that toured the second floor and focused on the stories of two families. There was no photography allowed in this museum, so you will have to take my word on how interesting it was. Our tour guide explained the living conditions of the tenement when it first opened for residence in 1865. There was no electricity or plumbing. The hallways were often dark and there were only four toilets outside in the backyard, ...
We breakfasted at the Skylight Diner a block away from our hotel and it was excellent, good value and friendly service.
Then we head off on the subway to go to Battery Park for our pre booked trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. We are early but get the first boat after we arrive, which is fortunate and there are LOTS of people, we are only going as far as the top of the pedestal not to the crown as that involves a winding spiral staircase inside the statue and ...
... we walked down the street to RV with the rest of the guests, the bus arrived and it was off to Long Island, to the Castle for the ceremony and reception.
Everyone looked fabulous, the skies were a little overcast, but the place was amazing, and the ceremony went off wonderfully.
The Reception was interesting, we seemed to move ...