This day was a very thought provoking one for me. Being there again, at ground zero, and this time learning the story behind the pools and seeing for myself relics of the towers that still survive and serve a purpose of teaching history today. The museum itself is built underneath the pools, and a first … Continue reading Day Four: 9/11 Museum and the helicopter ride!
Today, was statue day! At 8AM I toon an early subway to Battery Park and made my way to the Statue cruise! I then realised I booked the 11AM slot, so then I had a couple of hours spare, and the sun was blazing! I ended up spending most of the time sitting on the … Continue reading Day Three: The day I met Miss Liberty
Today was a greatly busy day! It started at 8AM with me boarding the bus tour, the first of three tours to commence around New York city. The first took me around similar to where I walked on the first day. It went around Times Square, It went uptown around Tribeca, and then the World … Continue reading Day Two: Bus Touring and Night Cruising
This was one of most emotional aspects of the trip. Since I can remember I have wanted to visit and pay my respects, and witness for myself the now peaceful place where such terrible destruction and plain right evil had occurred. I remember when I first set eyes from a distance on the north pool. My … Continue reading Day One: Ground Zero, serene, sad, and humble
So On a Monday afternoon, at around 5 O'Clock, I departed from my Family at Heathrow airport, went through the security gates, and I was officially on my trip to New York, alone. It did seem daunting at first, but the thrill of it far outweighed the nerves. I boarded the British Airways 747 flight, … Continue reading Day One: An amazing first day New York Bound!
Before I start this post I want to apologise for my lack of posts. I didn't bring my laptop with me and to be honest I was so busy I didn't get a chance to blog it all at the time like I wanted! So I'm making up for it now in a series of … Continue reading My Trip to New York!
I always think to the future. There is always a time in the day, everyday, when I think about what my future looks like. Academically, politically, socially, all of these factors. I feel I am odd in this respect. One of my previous and still a sort of weakness of mine though is over thinking … Continue reading Planning for the future