It was the end of of our two month trip. So we went for gold for the five days (and nights!) we were in the the Big Apple. Shows…...
Johno is a Guggenheim Fellow, so has always wanted to visit the Guggenheim Museum
We went to ground zero soon after 9/11. So it was very emotional to return, and see the memorial. Despite the controversies, we feel they have ended up with a wonderful tribute to those who perished, as well as to those who continue to deal with the consequences of that horrendous event.
The symbolism is truly amazing.
We walked the Highline, a 2.33 mile “linear park" built on an elevated section of the disused southern portion of the train line running far into the Lower West Side of Manhattan.
The ice skating rink had just opened in Central Park, where preparations were well advanced for the New York Marathon which was held on the day we departed the city.
The Frick Collection, and the mansion which contained it, were both in the "not to be missed" category.
We visited both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
What a skyline.
Times Square was a crazy place on Halloween.
With short transit stops in Denver and Los Angeles, it felt good to be home.
With short transit stops in Denver and Los Angeles, it sure felt good to be home.