Fire Island Hotel and Resort
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... s story & saw significant buildings including where Declaration of Independence was signed. Bus tour took us out a bit, saw Rocky Steps , market ,, art gallery etc. Had a Philly steak & enjoyed walking in the old area & by the Delaware river. Weather was chilly! Liked old pub, ice cream shop & lolly shop! Found some good eating ...
Flight to JFK was on time. I had to collect my bags and find the Skytrain to the Delta terminal. That terminal was a ******* mad house packed with anxious people and long lines. It was hard to find the check - in line because of the sea of people...and this is a brand new terminal...good planning Delta. After 45 minutes of snaking back and forth, I was marveling about how long it took people to check in. Many people had overweight bags, and ...
... there seems to be very little wait at the intersections.
I had intended catching the subway but I walked down the wrong avenue so by the time I came across a subway station I was just about there.
Steve had organised a few drivers. They looked like real secret service types but once we left they spoke nothing but Spanish with each other.
A happy bunch though it was some effort to capture them ...
... and up the lift to the 86th floor.
It was a perfect day with views even further than the eye could see. The crowd along the edge was only one person deep so there was absolutely no trouble getting the desired spot to best view the skyline of the New York area. After spending about 15 minutes there, I left Jon and headed up to the 102nd floor.
With a circumference of about 12 feet that area was a little tighter but there was not more than 10 people so we were ...
... br> I'm not sure how long the Brooklyn Bridge is as I read the plaque but promptly forgot, so you'll have to ask Jon. It's a wooden bridge with loads of character and of course it's very well ordered system with pedestrians on one side and cyclists on the other. And cars down below.
It was packed with people and of course The pop up vendors selling bottled water from their eskies were a welcome sight.
We returned home via the trusty subways as we had a ...
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