The Gem Hotel New York Clarion
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... and it had a great atmosphere. It was different to hear the Long Island accent! Noelle was working but we managed a good catch up, plus she was handing me free drinks all afternoon!
Today (Monday) I went to the 9/11 Memorial site with a girl I met at the hostel, Lisa. The 9/11 Memorial Museum only opened 2 weeks ago and it was something I really wanted to go to after seeing the site last year. To start with, it was huge- I was there for over ...
... in public. A closet is no place for any human being to live and we are proud of the life we have built together. Most of all, it will be good to see friends and family and our fur baby, Harley!! We have a lot of exciting changes awaiting us when we return. Our immediate move from DC to NYC tops that list. Finding a place to live, Andie starting her medical residency in July, Shanny finding a ...
... was to then go the Rockefeller Center and go to the top to take some night photos. However, due to a cock-up in our planning we didn't buy our ticket earlier in the day, so when we eventually arrived there was a 3 hour waiting time........ So we thought, never mind we'll do it tomorrow night instead........
We headed back towards Times Square to take some night photographs
We then got the 9:20pm train back to the hotel.
... out immediately!
The next day was our wedding and we were all in a fair amount of pain. Now, this reminds me why NO ONE should have anything resembling a hen-do, the day before their wedding!! Unfortunately when sisters arrive the night before it almost seems inevitable! So we were slower getting going in the morning than we might have planned. Meeting Taylor at half 12, it was 1pm before we headed out to lunch, with the original plan being to meet our Officiant, ...
... of people everywhere at everything are immense, so we made a decision that a ClarkTour was required in order to get on the next ferry in 25 minutes to Ellis Island. This involves moving at a fast pace, no dawdling, no audio tour headset, coats off before the security guard asks for it etc. We raced off the ferry into the pedestal queue, ate our apples in the line, but forgot that I had some almonds in my handbag so were picked up at security. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews The Gem Hotel New York Clarion New York City
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