Monday, May 26, 2014


Times Square, New York
Two days tour on Hop on- Hop off was booked online for $54 each. This was for Sunday 4th and Monday, 5th May 2014. After breakfast at Sudha's house, Vadeesh dropped us at Flushing subway and we took Train No.7 to 42nd street Time Square, Manhattan.
From Time Square, we got into top of Hop on bus which has taken us around down town trip, We got off from battery park to proceed to Liberty Island to see the Statue of Liberty.
Statue of Liberty
After passing through security for getting into cruise boat which will take us to Liberty Island, we got into the huge boat, which was carrying more than 200 people. It is about 40 min cruise, lots of photos were taken while in the boat and eventually got down from boat went round the island, gift shops and restaurant.
From Liberty Island
Again there was a huge line of people to get into cruise boat, to take us back to mainland. After about 30 min, we landed at Ellis Island, where slave trading was  happening long time back. We went around the premises and and back to boat.
Beautiful Tulips
Then another 15 min of cruise we came back starting point.
at Ellis Island
Charging Bull, wall street
We started walking around area, saw "Charging Bull", new World Trade Centre. We had some food around.
World Trade Centre
We were onto walking tour in Manhattan area, huge buildings, broad avenue and got into one of the New York subway, took No. 7 train to Flushing, where Vadeesh again came and took us to his home.
New York Subway
From there went to Prabhakara Kedilaya's house for dinner and to stay for the night.
After chatting for some time, went to bed by 10.30 pm.
Written Monday 26th May 2014 at Peoria. 

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