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NYC Day 8 – Manhattan Boat Trip

Another late start with a first stop at B+H – yay for them for having my Fuji Instax films in stock, it’s really hard for me to get them at home!

kircheWe wanted to use our last City Pass voucher for the Circle Line Cruise and walked through Hell’s Kitchen to Pier 83 in order to check out departures.

minipachaOn our way we accidentally came by Pacha – meh, I didn’t think of it earlier for a NY nightlife experience… next time I will.^^

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NYC Day 5 – Helicopter, MoMA, Times Square

Again another great sunny morning, a perfect match for a Helicopter flight! On the way to 6 E River Piers a promoter talked to us explaining his company’s offers and we got a flight spot superfast without long queues.

cockpitI was lucky and got the seat in the cockpit next to the pilot, what a thrill the view from above was!freiheitstatue This was my first helicopter flight ever, but surely it won’t be my last…

heli1You don’t need to book online, there are several companies competing with each other at similar prices. They all Continue reading

NYC Day 3 – Fort Greene

We woke up at an appropriate New York time and decided to have a walk in Brooklyn to explore our neighbourhood. It was still warm, but cloudy and the weather report predicted rain in the late afternoon. Very typical for New York is the green gardening, usually neighbours from the block create a small park on untiled ground with a fence to close it for the nights and reopen it to public during daytime.

parkslope2The night before, I found a local shop on Continue reading