Travel Blogs from New York City
We started out eleven and a half months ago landing in Delhi, one of the biggest and busiest cities in India. We have finished this leg of the Cawley Adventure in New York, one of the biggest and busiest in the world. Two great contrasts between the supposed modern world and the ancient past providing a thought provoking and fascinating comparison …
Bus arrived at Port Authority at 6-10 am. I then navigated my way on the subway to my hostel so I could store my bags for the day! ... What do you do then for the 8 hours till you could check in and have a much wanted shower? ... Well if you're Tracey you start walking lol ... I walked to the end of seventh Avenue and then down Hudson Street ( as at the time I had neither a clue of where I was in relation to anything in New ...
... wouldn't want to go there, then just as we get to the ramp for Brooklyn Bridge, rain starts. Walk a little way along, masses of people, lovely bridge, but rain and weariness force a retreat. So abandon crossing, head up Lafayette into Little Italy, and the sanctuary of Ed's Lobster Bar. Early enough to find a nice table. And sit. Cold beer. Pause, admire surroundings, blackboard menu. Tuck into clam chowder, giant shrimp cocktail, grilled lobster with side of slaw and fries, wash down ...
To kick off the day, Amanda and I searched the surrounding blocks for a bagel place and soon found one which served them, so I ordered a cream cheese bagel to go. We took the subway to the Museum of Modern Art, which was really interesting. At first we weren't entirely sure what to make of this place, but as we made our way around the different exhibits, we soon found some really cool things and took some photos. There is a huge range ...
... on Broadway which was a small but very nice exhibition. Then I visited the International Center of Photography as I'm thinking about taking a flash photography class but at $400 for 2 full days, I'm thinking twice. I'm sure it would be amazing but right now I'm watching lots of youtube videos to see if I can learn the same without paying.
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