The Strand Hotel
Travel Blogs from New York City
Today was our first big day in New York and it started off with a fantastic breakfast next door to the hotel at the viande cafe where I had waffles and Lauren had an omelette. After that we went for a stroll through Central Park before we continued on downtown to find a T-mobile so we could get prepaid SIM cards for our phones. After that Lauren ...
... night at Union Pool I still managed to quaff down a Malbec or two!!! Then to Sushi across the road for an early dinner and then back to the hotel by subway...line R runs right past us and has all the connections to Coney, Liberty and Ellis Islands, Broadway, Times Square Maddison Park, Museums etc.
We were going to hunt out a comedy club but we were so tired we fell asleep at 7 pm!!!
Now it's 7 minutes until I am 50...good bye 40's hellooooo Frisky Fun ...
... and it was much quicker to just walk the short distance to 47th. When I rounded the corner, I couldn't believe how close the hotel was to Times Square, I mean, you may as well say it is IN Times Square! I'd known when it was booked that it was close, but less than 100 metres, wow! My next thought was maybe that's a little too close, but only my first nights sleep would tell. I was more than pleasantly surprised when I walked into the foyer, here was an Art Deco classic! Staff were ...
... as to it being so hot we had a hard time thinking of inside things to do. Plus we had plans to go to Bryant Park and watch a movie on the lawn. On our way there we stopped in the Jamba Juice and got ourselves something cold to drink and went and set up our spot on the lawn. It was still light out but the lawn was really full; we got a spot in the back which actually was great! It was beautiful to watch the sun set and to enjoy our ...
... to catch it. so we rushed and only just got to the station it was 9 stops but we got there. Then we finally left to go to Washington, D.C. When we arrived we saw my Aunty Debs and my Uncle Mark. I was really excited to see them and they were also pleased to see us. We slept really well due to the air conditioning in the ...
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