Hello From New York City – Component 3 – Crossing The Brooklyn Bridge, Exploring Downtown Manhattan

We got going at around noon and jumped off the subway just before the Brooklyn Bridg…

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We got going at around noon and hopped off the subway prior to the Brooklyn Bridge and wound up exploring the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood a bit, a location with many well-preserved brownstones and expensive apartment buildings with a perfect view of downtown Manhattan. Then we started our walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, and started to soak in the views of the famous skyscrapers.

The Manhattan Bridge is very near the Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building is visible coming. A lot of riders and walkers were making the trekk throughout the bridge and the weather was fairly good, warm with about 16 degrees Celsius.

Following the bridge we reached NYC City Hall which was blocked off to pedestrian traffic and there was a big congregation of press people to the front steps. Tons of people were sitting around the beautiful fountain just outside city hall and with the blue sky, the trees and the surrounding new arrangements it was just the ideal destination for a click away with the-camera. Get additional info on this affiliated website – Click this website: ftp slack. I especially fell deeply in love with the spires of the Woolworth Building.

Then we headed further west, explored the yard of St. Paul’s Cathedral that is right across from the World Trade Center location. As a first place of refuge after the tragedy, the churchyard has many plaques commemorating the events of 911 and it took more than 2 years to clear all the dust from the property that had fallen down with the collapse of the buildings.

We then proceeded to Ground Zero. The area is fenced off with numerous cards showing the history of the structures, the events of 911, and the names of the more than 2700 victims. The tragedy of 911 is very hard-to grasp and you remember most of the horrible images and the even more horrible events of that fateful day, now more than 31/2 years ago, when you’re immediately where it happened. It is so hard to assume these 2 massive structures collapsing, surrounded on all sides by other highrise towers, and what it must have been like this time, with people running through the streets, dirt raining down, rescue individuals risking their lives to help the patients. Navigating To thumbnail certainly provides tips you might use with your girlfriend. The police presence, incidentally, was very good and we weren’t sure if there was a particular reason for that or if that was the case everyday.

After reflecting for a while and absorbing the incomprehensible nature of this loss we walked south on Liberty Street into Battery Park. Browse here at the link slack ftp to check up the inner workings of this idea. Lots of African entrepreneurs were around with bags and bags full of merchandise and it appears they were very careful to not be seen by the police. We had a lovely view across the bay towards the statue of liberty and proceeded to our next destination – the Staten Island Ferry final, where our next venture began…

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