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New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:02 pm

PART 2

We were to take the train to Jamaica, where we would connect with the Subway into New York City. But the train were every hour on saturdays and we had just missed one by about 5 minutes. So we went to brief walk around the surrounding area, and as we were both feeling hungry we went to a store. In this store, I attempted to buy cigarettes as I was running low. The guy behind the counter wasn't going to sell them to me at first as he didnt believe I was of legal age to smoke, and I am 28 years old!! I thought this was quite amusing, yet at the same time, rather insulting! I asked him if he was joking, to which he replied "No sir!" - He asked me my age, and I said to him that I am 28, and he said "Oh I'm sorry!", with a rather embarrassed look on his face! He sold me my cigarettes! We then headed back to the train station, after Yirina had brought about 38 bottles of various flavoured Coke! (Damn, she loves the stuff!)

We then boarded our train and after a few minutes we departed off to Jamaica. We changed over there and caught the subway into the City.

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We got off the subway at Lexington Ave/53rd St and begun our sightseeing of NYC.

NEW YORK CITY
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We then visited CENTRAL PARK
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Yirina relaxing with her dearly beloved bottle of coke!
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Uhhh...a random woman!
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After spending around an hour in Central Park having a break from all that walking, we headed back into the main part of NYC...


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Continued in Part 3…
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:50 pm

Great pics! Did you sample any NYC Pizza?
 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Sep 24, 2006 7:43 pm

Those are terrific pics! It makes me even more excited for my first trip to New York this December/January on CO MSP-EWR-MSP with my best friend. It will also be my first time flying with a companion other than my parents, my first flight on a 735, and my first flight on an ERJ. I can't wait! Thanks for sharing these pics with us.
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Sep 24, 2006 10:26 pm

My compliments! Fantastic Pics.

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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Sep 24, 2006 11:38 pm

Quoting KL642 (Reply 1):

Funnily enough, no! We just kept on buying hot dogs!

Quoting AlexPorter (Reply 2):
Those are terrific pics! It makes me even more excited for my first trip to New York this December/January on CO MSP-EWR-MSP with my best friend. It will also be my first time flying with a companion other than my parents, my first flight on a 735, and my first flight on an ERJ. I can't wait! Thanks for sharing these pics with us.

Thanks! Have a great time in NYC!

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Thanks again Big grin
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:18 am

Great pics of a great city.

Quoting BAW076 (Thread starter):
Yirina relaxing with her dearly beloved bottle of coke!

From what I see that is a Pepsi and not a Coke. There is a huge difference in that Coke doesn't suck.  Wink
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:32 am

Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 5):
From what I see that is a Pepsi and not a Coke. There is a huge difference in that Coke doesn't suck.

I drink both, Pepsi and CC and love them the same ...
btw, I call "coke" both of them, Pepsi or Coca Cola...because in my native language we say simply: Pepsi Cola or Coca Cola...So "cokes" are both for me...But I think in english there is a word "coke" only for CC used...
 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:49 am

Quoting Yirina77 (Reply 6):
I drink both, Pepsi and CC and love them the same

You crazy Europeans. In the US we are only allowed to love one or the other.  Wink

Quoting Yirina77 (Reply 6):
btw, I call "coke" both of them

Kind of like the way us Southerners refer to everything but Pepsi as Coke. I could be drinking a Sprite and when someone asked me what I was drinking I would say Coke. We call Pepsi by its name or more accurately....crap.

Quoting Yirina77 (Reply 6):
But I think in english there is a word "coke" only for CC used...

You are correct.

Just giving you all a hard time. Glad you had fun in the States.
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:02 am

Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 7):
You crazy Europeans. In the US we are only allowed to love one or the other.

Hehe, but in the US and UK you have a chance to choose your flavour...we poor people living in middle and eastern Europe have just common varieties of Pepsi and CC, so don´t be surprise when I see some Vanilla, Lime or Cherry Pepsi or CC, I don´t make any differents  Silly
 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:30 am

You may have inadvertently snapped pics of Marine One (Prez's Helo) over Central Park - can anyone confirm?
 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 7:38 am

Great pictures! I took almost the same picture of the 2 glass buildings in Columbus Circle about 2 weeks ago. Looks like you had some nice weather in NYC!

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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:16 am

Quoting Comorin (Reply 9):
You may have inadvertently snapped pics of Marine One (Prez's Helo) over Central Park - can anyone confirm?

Looks that way. Were you guys in town around the time Dubya spoke at the UN? It would make sense then otherwise who knows what they were up to at that point.
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 9:03 am

Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 11):
Looks that way. Were you guys in town around the time Dubya spoke at the UN? It would make sense then otherwise who knows what they were up to at that point.

Yes. There was also a USAF bizarre shaped thing flying above NYC as we walked through Central Park...


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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:45 am

That would be the B-2 stealth bomber, IIRC.

And, why did you take the subway from Jamaica, when you could have just taken the LIRR straight into Penn Station (34th street).

By the way, what you saw was only a snippet of NYC.
 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:05 pm

Quoting Firstclasser (Reply 13):
And, why did you take the subway from Jamaica, when you could have just taken the LIRR straight into Penn Station (34th street).

Because we wanted to go on the subway.

Quoting Firstclasser (Reply 13):
By the way, what you saw was only a snippet of NYC.

We saw more than enough to satisfy ourselves, bearing in mind we was only in NYC for 1 full day.

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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:43 pm

More funky pics there Chris! Yirina really loves her coke eh!

Can't believe you nearly got refused being served cigs at 28! Ha and I thought nearly getting refused a drink in Uxbridge for looking 18ish was bad.
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:36 pm

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 12):
There was also a USAF bizarre shaped thing flying above NYC as we walked through Central Park...

As Firstclasser says it was a B-2 Spirit bomber. Not sure what help they would provide as they are a strategic bomber and not a tactical fighter. Unless of course they were on station to carpet bomb the UN after Dubya left I have no idea why they would have been circling the city.

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 14):
Because we wanted to go on the subway.

Some folks are gluttons for punishment.  Wink

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 15):
Can't believe you nearly got refused being served cigs at 28!

They may have gotten into trouble in the past for underage selling. There is a town here in the Atlanta area that IDs everyone for alcohol regardless of age. My grandmother is 83 years old and they even card here. It's a zero thought thing in the name of "protecting" kids from the vices of society. Of course they'll find ways to get the smokes or booze so it's a wasted effort in the end but that is another debate.
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:54 am

Quoting BAW076 (Thread starter):
We were to take the train to Jamaica

Damn I bet that took ages Big grin  Wink

Fantastic pics of Times Sq - ah the memories Big grin


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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:45 am

Quoting KL642 (Reply 1):
Great pics! Did you sample any NYC Pizza?

NYC Pizza is the greatest! I don't eat much else when I am there.  Smile

I love the pictures Chris, makes me want to go back so much more  Wink

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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:18 am

Great pics again Chris, loving NYC. Such a vibrant and colourful city  silly 
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:27 pm

Quoting Pawsleykat (Reply 18):
NYC Pizza is the greatest! I don't eat much else when I am there.

I love the pictures Chris, makes me want to go back so much more

Completely Agree, I love NYC pizza and food in general!! If you get a chance, head to Ray's pizza...theres a good one near central park
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RE: New York City With BA (Lots Of Pics) Part 2

Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:34 am

Cool pics of NY in all parts of your report! Love the place. Seems like you both had lots of fun.

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