Originally posted: 2012/01/22
Continued from: NYC Day 3
This was our last full day in the city, and we had so much to do! Getting to bed at 3 AM makes it hard to get an early start. Even so, we hit the Statue of Liberty first thing, trying to beat the crowds.
On the way there, we picked up a couple of hoodies from one of the street vendors. Jenny got the big NYPD hoodie (which came in handy later that day).
Going through security for the Statue of Liberty is about as bad as the airport. There’s something about the dehumanizing machine that should make people wonder, yet they flow through it in droves. Security at the Empire State Building didn’t seem as bad, because the crowd wasn’t as large as at the Statue of Liberty.
When our boat arrived, we thought we were doing great, because the crowd wasn’t that large (even though we slept in a bit). Then we found out why:
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