Travel Blogs from Bronx
I liked the walk through the bit of Bronx. Like my small excursions through Harlem and Brooklyn, I had a different picture of the place in mind. Maybe I'm just not seeing the "real" parts. For Bronx, this thought has little weight though. This time I went in a group in a tour. The man in charge was born here,lived here and is thoroughly knowledged about the place. Another ace, just like the Prof B* who guided us in the tour of ...
... After arriving at the airport, I took a short shuttle bus which took me into Manhattan to see the great New York City!
Ahh, NYC, the city that never sleeps, the city of high rise buildings, yellow cabs, hotdogs and of seven year old children who still suck dummies (what the?!!) An overall rather fit and health postcard of USA (don't go believing the stereotype of overweight Americans here- everyone is trim, taut and terrific and unfortunately that makes us ...
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Day Two Hundred and Twenty Seven - Sunday 21st April 2013
After a good night's sleep we awoke refreshed and ready for another day of walking. We went back into Manhattan and walked down ...
... which luckily drops us right where we want to go. Straight into Buon Giorno, for a basic Italian meal of salad, spaghetti bols, fish, two glasses of wine, one flat and replaced, still comes to $77 plus tip. Walk a couple of blocks home, have a bath, prepare alarms (have to adjust for the continual time changes). Find a couple of thin single blankets, and supplement them with our unused dressing gowns spread out, as everywhere we go there are heavy doonas, and we swelter ...
... Central Station to marvel at the architecture of the main ticket hall before swinging past the Chrysler building on our way home.
Day 2 started with a trip on the Staten Island Ferry to try and catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty. Sadly Liberty and Ellis Islands are currently closed to the public due to storm ...
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