Up early and out shopping!! Bought sunglasses, handbags and a top for Emi. Had to get another bag lol. Back to hotel, late check out for 3pm. Showered and packed up new bag, taxi to airport. Got to Newark, asked to use airmiles for upgrade, told could only use prior to arrival at apt, then told that we had been upgraded anyway!! RESULT, what a way to end the trip. Into club lounge for buffet and wine!!! Home James!
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Straight to Empire State Building. Up to 86th floor to see the view. Contrary to the concierge's opinion we could see quite well. The Statue of Liberty and surrounding districts were hazy tho. Off to Battery park to see the Statue but even on the tip it was still too far to see clearly. Taxi to Grand Central station, lovely building. Walked up 5th avenue to Central Park. Had dinner at Pershings, then walked to Times Square. Finally, exhausted we went back to hote...
Left hotel at 11am. Danny the taxi took us to the airport. Had big discussions with Delta but they wouldn't waive bag charge so we had to pay. Bad times!! Flight was on time and arrived JFK at 3.45, took an hour to get on stand and get bags. Waited for a big taxi to take us to hotel. Traffic jam coz of accident so took over an hour. No time for baseball so found a lovely italian restaurant and had good meal/ wine. Hotel and bed.
Kev and I sat by the pool for an hour or so after breakfast. Then rented bikes and cycled round the hotel grounds. Was lovely on the way out but sooo hot on way back that we all felt shaky and sick!! Mad dogs and Englishmen!! Lunch in Palm cafe then shower and Danny picked us up at 4 to go to Universal. Did Shrek4D, then tried the roller coaster but storm came and they closed it so did The Mummy as indoor roller coaster. Heavens opened so we donned ponchos and ra...
Kev and I went for breakfast in club, then booked hotel for New York. Downtown Disney, lunch at T-Rex. Massive plate of nachos!! Meteor storm instead of jungle rain. Bus to Boardwalk and boat to Hollywood Studios. Did Tower of Terror, Rock and Roller coaster, Little Mermaid show and Star Tours. Taxi back, 8pm. Gym, washing and swim. Room service and finally bed at 11.45!! Saw on the news that a man had injured his eye on Dragons Challenge, must have happened minu...