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Miracle on 34th Street
Posted by Richard on Thursday 4th January 2007 at 10:30 PM
The Miracle on 34th Street was set at Macy's Department Store. Our miracle was two blocks west on the junction with 8th Avenue: the New Yorker Hotel
Posted by Richard on Thursday 4th January 2007 at 10:36 PM
The Circle Line
ferry must be the greatest way to view the Manhattan skyline - see how many almost identical photos you can take!
Empire State Building
Posted by Richard on Thursday 4th January 2007 at 10:37 PM
Our second full day took us three blocks down 34th Street to the Empire State Building
. I wish we'd taken the advice from the Rough Guide and skipped the 'New York SKYRIDE', but the 320m ride to the 86th floor observatory is definitely worth the bucks! (You can get even higher, up to the 102nd floor, but I think you may need oxygen for this).
Times Square / Rockefeller Center
Posted by Richard on Thursday 4th January 2007 at 10:38 PM
High on Laura's wishlist for the trip to New York was ice skating at the Rockefeller Center. So not wishing to disappoint, we headed up to Rockefeller Plaza, via Times Square.