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NY: Westvillage – MOMA – Central Park

When we woke up on the last day of our fabulous New York trip, the sun was once again out and it looked like it hadn’t snowed all the much overnight. There was a little layer covering some sidewalks – lots were already cleared -, but other than that, we didn’t have any disadvantages of the evening/… Continue reading NY: Westvillage – MOMA – Central Park

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NY: American Museum of Natural History – Jackson Heights

The day we arrived in New York, our taxi driver mentioned that Saturday and Sunday there was going to be another huge snow storm, so we had planned to do most of the inside stuff those days. But fortunately, the sun still hadn’t left us. As you probably read in my last post, Saturday was… Continue reading NY: American Museum of Natural History – Jackson Heights

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NY: Top of the Rock – around Fifth Av – MET

On the morning of our fourth day in the great city of New York, we headed immediately for the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center. Unfortunately, because of falling ice from the top of the building, we couldn’t go all the way up the 360° Observation Deck. We could see the entire view from inside on the… Continue reading NY: Top of the Rock – around Fifth Av – MET

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NY: Central Park – Sighseeing Cruise – Highline – Soho & Westvillage

The third day of our adventures in New York, we first headed to Central Park. With the sun once again out, the park looked even more magical than the first evening we went there. We got of the metro at 77 St and first headed toward the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ statue. I – like the little kid I… Continue reading NY: Central Park – Sighseeing Cruise – Highline – Soho & Westvillage

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NY: Financial District – Lady Liberty – 9/11 – Empire State – Brooklyn

The second day of my trip to New York, we got up early and headed towards the Financial District of Manhattan. The sun was out so our mood was instantly lifted. We walked from the Municipale building, past the Woolworth building, the Trinity Church, the Federal Hall Memorial, the New York Stock exchange and Stone Street… Continue reading NY: Financial District – Lady Liberty – 9/11 – Empire State – Brooklyn

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First impressions of The Big Apple

And I’m back with part two of my adventures in New York. This time, I’ll talk about my first impressions of this big city and my first evening in the Big Apple. Considering it was the first time I went to America, I was very excited about visiting this metropolis. When we arrived on Wednesday evening, it was really cloudy because of… Continue reading First impressions of The Big Apple