Monday, November 16, 2015

A Quick Trip Into Manhattan

When we booked our trip to Italy our package left from JFK airport in NYC. Since Little Man hadn't been there before we decided to take a later flight back home from NY in order to have some time the next day to see a sight or two.  We slept in and had breakfast at our hotel not far from the airport and then took a shuttle to the subway station nearby.

Little Man took the subway for the first time. Unfortunately there was maintenance being done so we took it,had to get off and take a bus and then get back on which made the ride take longer than it should have and I think it killed it for him a bit.

We visited the 9/11 Memorial. I had visited the site of the World Trade Center towers not long after the attack, when there was a gaping hole in the earth surrounded by rubble. To see a beautiful memorial in its place was moving.

Afterwards, we walked around a bit, and plan to go back to visit when Little Man can better see New York City, when we have time to show it to him properly.

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