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June 19th, 2009 – by: herman_munster
After 7 hours and another 3 hours of getting to the hostel, I finally laid my head on comfy pillow at 12am. I stayed at Wanderers Inn on 116 street in Harlem neighbourhood where Hollywood images and Songs portrayed to be rough and dodgy. I didn’t face any unfortunate incident may be the hostel was just at the border to other borough.The subway was a bit confusing at the beginning.
They were Finnish backpackers in my dorm but they checked out the next morning and they gave an insight what to do in NYC. As suggested I went to Battery Park then to South Ferry terminal catching free ferry ride to Staten Island. It was one panoramic sight to see Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty and the rest of Hudson River. The journey back and forth took me nearly 1 and half hour . Arrived back at the South Ferry Terminal during lunch hour and I was wandering where was the best place to eat near the Battery park so I ended up at this Italian restaurant on the riverfront. It’s no smoking area even on outdoor seating place the waiter I asked before I lighted up cigarette.
Strolling down the Battery Park looking for Skyscrapper Museum but it was closed that day. The receptionist on the gift shop suggested to come the next day as it was free admission. I went to Jewish Museum across the street. On my last trip in Poland I visited Nazi’s Concentrations camp in Auswitch where innocent people brutally murdered during WW2. The same story was exhibited including the life of Jewish people and culture from Bar Mitzvah to Rosh Hashanah. I find that the museum layout and exhibits satisfying as it leads you from entrance to finish that goes in hand with the story to tell.
Later that day the weather turned out great and sunny with blue sky when I spent another half of the day in Times Square.
I knew that the sunny blue sky won’t last until the next day so I rushed to Empire State Building in hope to capture sunset and evening NYC from above. It was worth a queue for nearly an hour to the 86th floor. The view was incredibly stunning.Four different conner were astounding vistas. While I was with the crowd snapping photos, I was interrupted by one African American couple who happened to be on a date on top of Empire State Building.
What would happen if she says NO?
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