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New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art

My daughter wanted to shop with no desire to visit an art gallery, so we spent the morning absorbed in our own addictions. Continue reading New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art

New York City

We roamed the city where every corner or square I passed had a name I was long familiar with: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Sotheby’s, Madison Avenue and on it went. I imagined some of these locations to be larger than life and was disappointed to find Rockefeller Center, for example, squeezed into a tiny space amongst high-rise. Continue reading New York City

New York’s High Line

Traffic and noise was always in the background but we at least escaped seeing it while traversing the High Line.

We climbed to a tree line walkway above ground which crossed a small section of the city. Views of high-rise buildings stretched out on either side but the real gem was the leisurely stroll without the hoards of pedestrians like the downtown core.

New York’s Brooklyn

One of my daughters raved about New York but it was never a place I wanted to visit. I’d rather be surrounded by trees than high-rise. But when she suggested we meet up there for the Remembrance Day, long weekend, I was soon on a flight that crossed the continent.

We hung out in Brooklyn for a day which appeared other worldly with an overload of Jewish men in traditional garb, posters in Hebrew and even buses with Hebrew calligraphy along the side.