After almost 30 hours of traveling, we’ve finally made it to the big apple! The second leg of our trip felt very very long and I didn’t get much sleep.. It’s so uncomfortable trying to sleep on a plane!
To finish up my posts about my trip, I thought I’d add a gallery of some of the hundreds of photos I took while on the trip. I’m no expert photography by a long shot, so these are your standard tourist point&shoot photos but I think they’ll still fire up the wanderlust.
(Click on a photo to bring up the slideshow)
Today our tour was going to see two of the most iconic things in New York City – the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial.
Seeing the Statue of Liberty was something that was included in our Contiki tour which is pretty cool. We caught the subway down to the ferry across to Liberty Island. Getting on to the ferry was kind of crazy – you go through security checkpoints like at the airport.. they scan your bags and you go through a metal detector. It’s quite intense!
Day 10 was a long day of travelling. We had a layover in St Louis before continuing on to New York. We flew in over the sparkling lights of New York City. It was pretty late by the time we got to our hotel in Manhattan – a few people headed over to see Times Square but the girls and I were hungry, so we hit up Maccas and then crashed. Continue reading