New York-Day 1-16 June.

2 Jul

Flew from Manchester airport early Sunday morning arriving JFK early afternoon. Took the subway which was a fraction of the fare paid by the rest of the party by taxi. Advise: if taking a taxi from the airport get the price first. Found the ride great. Along the way started my trip list with Laughing Gull, Starling, Osprey, Mute Swan and Rock Dove.

After settling into our hotel “91 Chinatown” took a walk into ‘The Financial District”.

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Statue in Chinatown.

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Dog statue-DOGNY-tribute to search and rescue dogs used in the aftermaths of 9/11.

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First view of Empire State building.

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Tribute to 9/11 firefighters

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Firefighters “who made the supreme sacrifice on 9/11”.

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Memorial to firefighters who died on 9/11 [half the New Yorks force].

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Another memorial to 9/11 firefighters.

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National September 11 memorial pool

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The other National September 11 memorial pool.

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The Wall Street Bull

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New Yorks Stock Exchange

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George Washington                                      Confucius

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‘The canyons of Manhattan”

Managed my 1st American Robin walking back to the hotel. A US but not Life tick having seen 2 in Britain.

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The entrance to Little Italy

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