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Published: April 14th 2011
A better day in New York. The sun is shining and we are off to the Metropolitan art museum.
We now have the hang of the underground so up to central Park. Spring is about 4 weeks behind the UK here so we are seeing
dafoddils coming out into bloom. The park was delightful and we really enjoyed it.
The museum was huge and expensive. $40 but there were some nice things to see and we had a good time. Saw 2 original Hoppers.
Then a walk down 5th Avenue to find the micro brewery we used before. Disrupted by a huge Jewish demonstration using camper
vans. Had a great lunch and some lovely IPA beer.
Then outside, and one of those accidents that just happen. No one hurt but Pams camera was damaged. She was so upset and I could
do nothing about it. We have insurance thank God but I wish I could have made things right. I did not know Pam was so low.
We walked on to the Empire state building and used our express passes. This means you walk straight to the front of all the
queues. View from 81
floor was as always good, but then the view from 101 floor was fantastic. You could really feel the
building moving in the wind. Our hotel was visible far below although 40 floors high itself.
Tomorrow we are off to Boston by train, but we will be back.
Have had bagels for tea.
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