Thursday, November 23, 2006
New York Day 1
(Brandon and I at the airport waiting to board)
WOW we made it!
We traveled yesterday ALL DAY!! It wasn't suppose to take that long, but heavy winds delayed the flight and then we hit rush hour (well that seems to be all the time in NY). The driving here is insane. We were heading through Lincoln tunnel in a bus and all of a sudden four lanes went into one. Not even one merge lane, I am glad I was sitting a couple of rows back.
Once we finally got to our hotel we were pretty tired and starving. I highly suggest to check out the comments on hotels.com before you book your hotel. We didn't and learned out lesson. The place wasn't too bad, but definitely wasn't what we were expecting. It worked out thought because we really didn't stay there for very long and we have a wonderful place to say at the rest of the time. (Manhattan Sheraton)
Well, we ended up walking with the rest of the tourists and going to times square were we porked out at Buba Gumps. We didn't do much after dinner except walk checking out stores (clothing mostly).
This morning we got up and of course it was raining, but we tuft it out and watched the Macy's thanking parade. We didn't watch the whole thing because the rain really started to pick up, so we went back to our geto hotel and watched the rest of it on TV.
Brandon and I trying to say warm under are $5 umbrella we bought of the street.
Brandon and I trying to warm up in a little Irish pub. We met a gentlemen who recommended an excellent steak house for tonight. So far our encounters with local people has been great.
We are now checked in to our new hotel and it is wonderful. This is also the first place I have been able the blog.
Brandon and I are having a wonderful time and are really looking forward to our nice steak dinner!!!! Maybe this will be a new tradition, no more turkey on Thanksgiving, but STEAK!