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North America » United States » New York » New York January 1st 2004

Well here goes for my first entry:- For some years now i had wanted to enjoy the experience of New Year in New York and last year I finally had the opportunity to do just that. Its all started with plenty of forward planning, taking into account of how busy it would be i booked the trip back in April last year (2003). The thought of an 8 month wait did not deter me one bit because i knew full well it would be wotrh it. So, it was all booked and i kept checking of my calender day by day until finally the 27th December finally arrived. I was up and of to Manchester airport and on the big silver bird and away to N'York. I stayed at  the Pennsylvania hotel opposite Penn Street Station ... read more

North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan December 31st 2003

Another thing I figure I oughtta do before leaving this world is to spend new years eve in Times Square New York City. So after having gone to foreign countries 2 years in a row, I figure its time to get to know America a bit too. So, Big Apple here we come! What I remembered most about New York City is the fact that they actually have places to eat open later than 9pm! Boy thats a nice change from the Bay Area I tell ya. We could actually go back to our place at any hour during the night, and still buy some meatballs and sandwiches from the deli/grocery store around the corner. Very nice! ... read more
Liberty Island
Classic
Brooklyn Bridge

North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan December 7th 2003

New York, New York - this is my sixth time ! Sue and I shopped for England. Abercrombie & Fitch, Aveda facials, blueberry pancakes, the Empire State Building, Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Central Park - we did it all. A little bit of snow didnt stop us. Did stop us getting home though, JFK airport's not much fun after 27hours!... read more
Times Square
Empire State

North America » United States » New York May 28th 2003

Welcome all to my "TravelBlog." To all of those who remember my New Zealand trip, this journal will replace the mass emails, so you can choose how much to or not to follow my journey. (and watch me turn red as a lobster in the photos) I'll add photos and stuff too. Tentatively my trip is as follows: Europe plans—subject to changes, esp after aug 1st. June Fly to London 13 Fly to London 14-18 London w/Sarah 18-23 bumming around England 24-29 Paris with Ghislain 30- 1 July Lyon meet Tania in Paris July 2-3 Turin 4-5 or 6 Milan meet Lauren and Rob 5-9 Florence via Pisa 9-13 Rome 14 Naples 15 Pompeii (happy birthday to me) 15-16 overnight train and day in Brindisi 16-17 overnight train to Greece and day in Petra 18-20 Athens ... read more

North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan May 6th 2003

A few weeks ago, my co-worker, Van, approached me with an idea to go on a cross country road trip to New York City and Washington DC. She had to drive back to her hometown of New Orleans and decided to make an entire road trip out of it. She offered to pay for the rental car and gas. All she needed was somebody to help drive with her. Of course I jumped at the idea of going on a cross country trip. We set off just after 10pm after I drove to Sherman Oaks to meet her at her apartment. Our plan was to just drive straight to New York City while switching off driving duties every few hours. Van took the first shift so we packed all of our things into our little rental ... read more
Rockefeller Center
Me at Radio City Music Hall
Times Square

North America » United States » New York » Albany February 25th 2003

Geo: 42.6514, -73.7553It was very cold when we arrived ... and we are staying in the strangest hotel. The area surrounding the indoor pool is designed to look like a quaint village square, and most of the hotel rooms look into this atrium. The Desmond ... odd but kind of fun, too.... read more

North America » United States » New York » Niagara Falls August 15th 2002

I am going back awhile with this one. We decided to take a romantic trip to Bushkill Falls, I misunderstood and we ended up in NIagra Falls.LOL I have not been to either at this point and Niagra was awesome we dorve and the trip was full of anticipation, I love seeing new things and experiencing the atmosphere of it all. I hope to soon be able to take all the kids to see this wonderous site of God's Magnificent Glory in His creation. I wish I could have seen it before man tampered with it and made it his own. What a site it must have been in full power. Honestly I wanted to Jump right in. it seemed so peaceful and refreshing, LOL. There is definately Romance in the air as you take in ... read more
The Falls
Falls
Falls

North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan May 3rd 2002

2 weeks in NY, and then home after another 2 years away... read more

North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan January 1st 2002

Please see attached subway map. I used to work in Midtown Manhattan and wanted to share ;) ... read more




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