We had an early wake up call this morning as we had our 9/11 memorial museum tickets booked for 9am. If you plan on visiting the museum, I highly recommend the 9am slot – it’s the first slot and it’s great because for the first half hour there is almost no-one in the museum and you can really see everything without people getting in the way.
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!