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... Mid-Manhattan which was pleasantly quiet (for New York) as it was around 7am. Our first stop was the Empire State Building where we fortunately beat all the crowds because we got there so early. The view from level 86 was amazing and a great way to get our bearings on the city. Seeing it from this view gives such a great appreciation of the scale and size of New York.
We then gave into the guys harassing us on the street for the hop-on, hop-off bus, ...
... town, a small business was advertising "Paint and Christian Supplies". Now that is an interesting combo! Then there was the sign for the Coon Hunters Association - male bonding while shooting Ranger Rick anyone?
And truck stops are always a bonanza for taking the pulse of America. Just check out the t-shirt section. "Gun Safety Rule #1 - Always Carry one!". "Keep Calm and Carry One" with a gun pictured below. ...
Picked Maya up from school early to head to JFK. Ride was slow and annoying since the driver chose some crazy route that included East New York and then Atlantic Avenue. Didn't stress, we had plenty of time and Maya was content.
Upgraded our seats to business class for $250 each due to oversold flight. If we had booked online our ticket would have ...
... how emotional it would be. Seeing the sheer volume of names written on the two gigantic water fountains which now stand in the exact location of the old twin towers was very hard to see. My friend and I held back the tears until we saw '...and her unborn child' written next to one of the victims' names. An incredibly moving experience and although it's extremely sad, it's well worth visiting while you're in the city.
After a long, busy day with very mixed emotions we made ...
... the way we saw squirrels and a cat, feral by the size of him.
We spent some time at the point of the island looking at Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Whilst I was taking photos Mardi was asked if she could be photographed. There was a group of amateur photographers on an excursion. After the photos we walked back along the island and caught the cable car back to Manhattan.
The sun had been replaced with ...