Incidental New Yorker III

July 27, 2015

We took this lovely trip with the East River Ferry yesterday from the pier at E34th St., under the impressive bridges with a few stops at Long Island before returning to Manhattan at Pier 11. Bright sunshine, lovely breeze and above us in the air like huge mosquitoes the constant buzzing of helicopters, sternly supervised by the Statue of Liberty. Strolled back through Battery Park and along the...

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Incidental New Yorker II

July 18, 2015

I truly love
the multi-ethnicity of Manhattan. I love how different people & languages
intertwine, and that everyone accepts everyone else’s accent, however original
or hard to understand. I
adore the serious attempts at making this a bike-friendly island, to
Copenhagenise it, as it is actually termed. And I look forward to venturing out
there on my own bike soon, traversing narrow, deep and...

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Incidental New Yorker I

July 17, 2015

My travels have
most always taken me eastward. But now I've gone West and am to call New York
home for the next 15 months or so. I know parts of Asia like the back of my
hand. Now I am exploring NYC! Oh, the pulse, the energy. It reminds me of Hong
Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and other major Chinese cities, some of which I have
also called home - the permanent noise, the ridiculous, unnecessarily loud...

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