TRYP Times Square South
Travel Blogs from New York City
... to the top of 30 Rock, lunch at a genuine New York deli (Katz's), a walk through Little Italy slap bang in the middle of a festival, and visit to Grand Central Station to purchase cheesecake at Juniors and to whisper across the whispering wall. there were trips to Ground Zero, along Wall Street, under the Brooklyn Bridge and down 5th Avenue and through Brooklyn Heights and ...
This is my last stop and I'm glad that I am back in New York because it has a familiarity to it now. I know the subway system and compared to last time when I had to sort out boring things like my phone and stuff this is different. I arrived by greyhound and got a cab to the host's apartment. My host isn't actually in the city but he kindly let me stay at his home in the Upper East Side. My cab pulled up to the building and the doorman came out to help me with my bags, I ...
... early as we were advised to leave enough time to collect and get our seats. That wasn't needed but it was interesting to look around. We tried hotdogs, small and a bit dry for me even with condiments. Chicken tenders were nice and crunchy though and the chips/fries were tasty as far as fries goes. We did have though the best lemonade ever that was made from real lemons, half a lemon in it, ice and sugar syrup. Not too sweet but very refreshing.
The game was well ...
... subway, having got the hang of it, up to Central park. No sweat, just get off on one side and walk to the other! (Sitting laughing, as you can all see where this is going!). 33 degrees! So sweat we did... I was amazed though at how beautiful central park is. How, you feel so far from the city, or would if there were not 1000s of people... It is full of lakes and trees and twisty paths and gives a moment of respite from ...
... curb side. Now I had 2 wet shoes and 2 wet feet for the rest of the day. **** !
I jumped into Starbucks, grabbed a coffee and tried to work out where to get an umbrella from. Good old google did the trick.
There was a pharmacy about a block away so I headed there during a lull in the weather and grabbed what looked like the world's smallest umbrella. Apart from Bilbo Baggins, this would be lucky to keep anyone dry. Oh well, it would have to ...
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