First of 4 days and 3 nights of NY

I have more than 300 pictures of my New York trip from my digital camera. I’ll be sharing the first half, but I won’t be posting here every single image. Just most from the set. Hrhr~ Hopefully you get to enjoy these. May these inspire you to go see New York for yourself or maybe somehow make you feel as if you’re there. 🙂

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Outside the hotel we stayed at


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On the first night after eating in a Pinoy restaurant and settling in the hotel, I looked for a nearby grocery or convenience store. Thank goodness that a block away of the hotel is The Food Emporium. There are so many things I want to try. I hate that I easily get fat.

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Smaller than the regular-sized cans


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Better-looking “sakto” bottles


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Bazooka’s so old skool!


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Coconut treat from Ferrero


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If we have this here, this would be my lunch often.


Lotsa booze! I wish our grocery has lots of beer to choose from too.

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Then pictures from the double-decker bus, Staten Island, and Ellis Island tours.

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Macy’s


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Huge Macy’s


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I wasn’t able to get inside one VS store


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Fuller Building (aka Flatiron Building)


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I forgot that I saw Jamba Juice in NY too


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There’s a reason behind this picture


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It’s like there’s a renovation or construction in every block we passed by.


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Must be fun to be there when it’s Black Friday.

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This is how high we were


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New building built beside the WTC site


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St. Paul’s Chapel with a small graveyard


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Inside the chapel


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Left: Donated patches from police, fire, and rescue organizations
Right: Pictures and cards of the heroes and victims of the 9/11 incident


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Kinda funny when birds are on top of such statues XD;


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This is the plane I tried to take a picture of with the LC-A+ ^^;;;


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I was on a boat! XD


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Brown water is brown


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The Statue of Liberty from afar


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Staten Island dock


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The Liberty Bike is one of the coolest bikes I’ve ever seen. The bike is made of iron and copper.

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The closest I can get to Liberty


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New York from Staten Island:
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What’s in Ellis Island?

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Ellis Island is part of New York and New Jersey. It was an immigrants station for many years. Eventually, it became an Immigrants Museum. Wikipedia has a list of notable immigrants who passed by that station.

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All that walking and touring under the hot sun was starting to wear me out, so I headed back to the hotel. Since I took the double-decker bus on the way back (as I mentioned before, you can hop off and hop on those tour buses), there were still stops along the way. Therefore, more sightseeing.

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I’ve never ridden a huge boat like that 😐


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Name that bridge! You’ve not only heard of it, but I’m sure you’ve seen it in movies such as Cloverfield and I Am Legend.

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This historical bridge (I hope you’re able to figure out what it is by now) has access not only for vehicles but also for pedestrians.

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The “rich” neighborhood


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The Waldorf Astoria


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Where’s the tourist guide? 😛


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Lego City!


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St. Patrick’s Cathedral


Quality of pictures hereon aren’t that good because my camera’s battery was getting low at that time.

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Inside the cathedral is amazing.

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Air guitar-ing? Eep, sorry! *ninja*


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Two more before I arrived in the hotel.

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After an hour of two of rest, I met up with my (young) grandma and had dinner with her in Little Italy.

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We had dinner at Mambo ‘taliano Ristorante & Piano Bar.

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Dim restaurant is dim.


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I’m not sure, but I think it’s La Bella Ferrara where we had coffee after dinner.

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I want the Tiramisu Martini and the Mojito. ;D


I just found out today that there’s an official website of New York’s Little Italy.

Whew! That’s a lot of photos, don’t you think? I’m not even done. ^^;;; Let’s take a break from New York for now. 😛