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... Building if you are only able to do one, Mainly because you get a view of ESB. The observatory is also shielded from the winds and has heating if you visit in the winter. After seeing the sights we had a look at some of the shops in the centre including the NBC store. If you are up early you can stand in Rockerfella Plaza outside the NBC News studios and you have a good chance ...
We flew with JetBlue to New York and we highly recommend them. Two bags of luggage for free and also snacks and drinks on the plane and a tele to watch and they were also the cheapest priced. Think Jetstar and Virgin have a thing or two to learn from them and so does Delta.
Our bags made it as well and we headed off to get the subway into New York which was supposed to be easy we heard. However we got stuck on the Subway in Queens due to a fire downtown and no subways ...
... with the rangers winning 5-0. After the game we headed over to the Empire State building but due to the fog it was not going to be worth going up so we walked back to Times Square and after visiting the Hershey Store for a snack and then just wandering and taking in the sights we headed back to the hotel. We have walked miles today or hobbled in my case. Managing to get around just not as fast as usual and very protective that no one step on my toe in crowded areas!
... down, we head on into the Museum. This is another spot where we can luckily skip the queue, which is a great bonus because it is much more packed here than at the MOMA.
This place is enormous and houses over 2 million pieces of art spanning 5,000 years. Apparently it is NY's most visited attraction and today, I believe it. We will have to use a map to navigate to the parts we really want to see as you could spend the rest of your life in here and still not see ...
We rode the subway back to Times Square and decided to do some last minute shopping. We came across some young "ladies" who were wearing nothing but body paint and a g-string. The boys were enjoying it.
While we were in one of the stores, we heard a very loud bang. It was a big clap of thunder and the heavens opened up. There had been no warning and nothing on the weather predictions. It ...