I arrived in chilly New York early evening on Tuesday 29th April and got a shuttle bus to Hostelling International way up on 103rd street. Decent place - my 6-bed dorm was full and friendly - there was a fella from Dublin I got on well with in the bunk below me, an Italian cyclist, and an Algerian guy who prayed a lot, including 5am in the morning! The area wasn't the best, I ate at a chinese place on my first night after walking past a couple of dingy pizza plac...
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The flight from Rarotonga seemed long, over nine hours leaving at midnight so after no sleep I got to Los Angeles airport at lunchtime and then hopped on a shuttle bus to Anaheim. I've been to LA before and had no desire to return. The rest of the afternoon I walked about doing mundane stuff then the next day I enjoyed all the usual fun at Disneyland. My room was only a 15 minute walk and in glorious warm sunshine I spent the day on heaps of rides - Indianna Jon...