Trip Start Sep 02, 2011
16Trip End Sep 30, 2011
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We arrived our first day in a daze, we couldn't believe we are here, we saw Times Square, which honestly is alot smaller than you think, but is quite impressive at night, all the lights make it seem like it's daytime.
Our second day we walked around almost the whole of Central Park, amazing, and we took our first ever subway ride in Manhattan, we've been using it ever since, it's the best way to get around the city. We also went to the Museum of Natural History and saw the dinosaur skeletons which was cool, then we went to the Lincoln Memorial which is the opera house etc. Whilst visiting Grand Central Station we stumbled across a movie set where we could stop and watch as they set things on fire and the Director shouted at people to get off the street and onto the sidewalk (note my use of the American slang!)
Sunday, we went Downtown to Wall Street and the Statue of Liberty and took a boat trip around that and Ellis Island which took about 4 hours and was scorching!
Today we went up Rockefeller Centre and saw the whole city, it is crazy tall, and when you fly up in the elevator your have to swallow to unblock your ears you are going so fast. Then we went to Madison Square Park where all the locals were sitting on Labor Day (we didn't know it was a long weekend until we got here so that's perfect timing) watching the US Open. Then we went Madison Square Gardens to book our tickets to Washington for tomorrow.
We can't upload any pics just now as there is no slot on this machine to do so. We'll go just now and update again whenever we can. On to DC!!!