Day 2 of New York Adventure

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Day 2 of New York Adventure

Get up this morning for another amazing adventure of New York City.

I start off the morning with going outside and walking around in the immediate area.

The first main attraction I do this morning is going to the Top of the Rock attraction.

It is located in the Rockefeller building and it is supposed to be a better view here then from the Empire State Building.

I enter the building and go through the almost like Airport security thing set up and make it to the main entrance of the elevator. I am the only one here today, so no long line ups.

I get onto the elevator and it takes me up to the top of the building. The elevator has fancy effects as you see all of these videos and fancy lights going off as you go up to the top of the building.

Carnegie Hall - cool place

I get to the top and its an amazing view of NYC. You can walk around and see the entire city from here. The most amazing side is looking at Central Park, as you see this huge rectangle of trees surrounding by buildings. I would recommend this spot over going up the Empire State building, as you get a better view.

I take many photos from all angles of the view and take it all in, as you don’t see view like this too often.

I make my way down the building and on to the next attraction. I make it to an old Gothic Church of St. Patrick's Cathedral. St. Patrick's Cathedral is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Catholic cathedral church in the United States.

It is the seat of the
archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan.
St Patricks Cathedral
It faces
Rockefeller Center. Overall it is one of the most famous churches you can visit almost, in the same level as the Notre Dame in Paris. Inside the windows and workmanship are totally incredible. I highly recommend you all to come and visit this place when your in New York City.

Within the same are Also go explore the famous concert hall of Carnegie Hall. This is where some of the most famous concert shows were ever played out before. Go see the famous Radio City building as it is something that you see all the time on TV shows.

Go along 5th avenue of where all the fancy high priced shops and places to stay are located. Where many rich and famous people hang out, no celebrities sites today though.

Walking around on the streets of New York, you get this special feeling your in some place amazing.

view of NYC from Top of the Rock - quite amazing
There is for sure something about being in this city, the only way to describe it is to actually come here.

From here I then walk a few more block and then made it to the United Nations Headquarters. I get in the long line and go inside and pay my 13 bucks to take the guided tour of this very important place. It is quite an amazing place, we go to the Security Council room to Trusteeship Council Room to the main meeting room you see all the time on TV. We go to the museum of where all the nations have offered gifts and artefacts to this centre. Canada has a set of doors that are located at one of the entrances here.

After the tour before leaving the building I go and have lunch from the vending machine, A Snickers Bar and a bottle of Pepsi, breakfast of champions. I go outside and explore the Garden area of the grounds and view the East River. There are some interesting statues in the Garden area.

I leave this area now and continue my walking adventure in New York City.

view of NYC from Top of the Rock - quite amazing
I make it to the other most interesting building in NYC is the Chrysler Building. Almost the same size as Empire State building it is a piece of amazing workmanship. I then make it to the famous train station of Grand Central Station, one of the most famous train stations in the world. It has been seen in so many movies of the classic era and my personal favourite place as well. It is a very grand building.

I think make it to the NYC Main Library, another old and interesting building. If you ever seen the old movie Ghostbusters, this is featured in the movie. I make a walk around on every floor it here and make my way to the reference room, feels like the 1800’s all over again.

I leave here now and make it to a park just behind it called Bryant park, and go for a lunch. I eat a bacon and lettuce sandwich from a kiosk in the middle. Quite good but a bit expensive, but then again it is NYC.

I then continue my walk and go to Times Square. Being a Saturday afternoon it is so busy here.

United Nations HQ
I am literally walking on my tip toes to go across the streets here as there is so many people crowed here. There are all the big screens in the centre with M and M cartoons on them.

I go to the Toys R US store here and its kind of a cool place. Inside there is a full size T rex in the Jurassic Park Toy area. There is a real Darth Vador mask from the actual movie for over 400 bucks here as well, pretty cool. Very near store, I recommend everyone to go and check it out.

From here I keep walking in the area, going to the Post office then to Madison Square Gardens where the New York Rangers play. It is a very neat place and would love to see a game here in the future. I then make it to the old Macy’s store, where the original wooden escalator is still used.

I make it further south on 7th Avenue, stopping at some amazing Ice Cream parlour, I have vanilla and its amazing. Go and check it out.

I keep walking down and make it to a fire hall that looks like one used in Ghostbusters movies, kind of neat.

Grand Central - train station - wow

I make it to ground Zero of where the World Trade Centre once stood, quite a creepy feeling area. One building nearby, the Deusche Bank is on fire, quite a coincidence. I go up to the World building and get a more clear view of Ground Zero. Hard to tell if a tragedy did happen here, but it still does have an eerie feeling here. I make it down to Battery Park and explore the walk way on the waterfront, very nice are, I see Lady Liberty in the distance as well. I walk around the park for a while. By this time my legs are starting to boggle as I have been walking all day since 7 this morning. It is now around 5pm and still so much of NYC I need to see more. I walk down into Wall St and see the famous Headquarters here. The main brain child of the world financial centre, very important place. I go by the New York Stock exchange and then by another building owned by Donald Trump, quite fancy.

Now I am really tired but pushing myself along, I stop for a NYC hotdog at a stand and its good food for now as I am almost starving.

walking in Times Square

I make it down to Pier 17 a big shopping area and entertainment area, quite neat.

I go browse the shops and now its late around 9pm and I am really hungry. I stop at an Irish Pub of Macmenins here and go sit at the bar. I have some fish and chips and a beer, The waitress put someone else’s order in front of me and I almost eat it as I am very hungry. Anyways mistake is fixed and she gets her meal and I get my fish and chips and beer.

I have a 2nd beer for good luck. By this time I am very tired as I have walked over 10 miles today and been doing that since 7am. I leave the area and grab a taxi and get back to my hotel.

I was planning to go out tonight. However I lie down and went right to sleep, and slept well till morning, no bar tonight.

Stay tuned for next blog of New York City.

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NYPD car
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Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
St Patricks Cathedral
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United Nations HQ
United Nations HQ
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
Carnegie Hall - cool place
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Radio City
Radio City
Radio City
Radio City
Time/Life building
Time/Life building
Famous road
Famous road
Top of the Deck
Top of the Deck
Top of the Deck
Top of the Deck
Rockefeller Centre
Rockefeller Centre
Neat Area
Neat Area
Rockefeller Centre
Rockefeller Centre
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the plaze
firetruck, u thinking of something
firetruck, u thinking of something
church again
church again
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inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
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inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
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inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
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inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
inside the Cathedral - amazing
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5th Ave
5th Ave
the street
the street
Madison Ave
Madison Ave
a famous hotel
a famous hotel
United Nations HQ
United Nations HQ
neat bulding
neat bulding
United Nations
United Nations
Council room
Council room
Council Room
Council Room
more of it
more of it
very neat
very neat
how amazing this is
how amazing this is
lets sit down and talk
let's sit down and talk
a neat painting
a neat painting
culture
culture
read this
read this
a neat statue
a neat statue
what it is about
what it is about
the main room
the main room
the most popular room
the most popular room
outside of the HQ
outside of the HQ
garden
garden
that is neat
that is neat
so is that
so is that
East River
East River
river
river
something neat
something neat
something neat
something neat
something neat
something neat
wow
wow
Chrysler Building
Chrysler Building
something neat
something neat
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
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Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
Grand Central - train station - wow
the soupman said so
the soupman said so
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Library
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
going to Times Square
going to Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square

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walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
Toys R US
Toys R US
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
walking in Times Square
inside Toys R US
inside Toys R US
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
T Rex in Jurassic Park area
star wars stuff
star wars stuff
Darth Vador Mask from Movie
Darth Vador Mask from Movie
more of Times Square
more of Times Square
a big screen
a big screen
Hershey Store
Hershey Store
Grease
Grease
Empire State Building
Empire State Building
MSG
MSG
Madison Square Gardens
Madison Square Gardens
Post Office
Post Office
MSG
MSG
more taxis
more taxis
Macys
Macy's
Macys
Macy's
random area
random area
random area
random area
NYPD area
NYPD area
firehall
firehall
WTC site
WTC site
bank on fire
bank on fire
WTC site
WTC site
former bank on fire
former bank on fire
Ground Zero
Ground Zero
Ground Zero
Ground Zero
neat area
neat area
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
view of area
view of area
lady Liberty
lady Liberty
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
pathway
pathway
more  of the park
more of the park
Battery Park
Battery Park
something cool
something cool
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
Battery Park
street performer
street performer
Wall St
Wall St
Wall St
Wall St
Wall St
Wall St
someone important
someone important
a neat church
a neat church
A Bank
A Bank
more of Wall Street
more of Wall Street
Trump Building/
Trump Building/
a building
a building
financial area
financial area
Pier 17
Pier 17
Pier 17
Pier 17
Pier 17
Pier 17
stores
stores
people getting ready
people getting ready
Pier 17
Pier 17
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
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