Monday, 2 September 2013
NYC : Day 4
Day 4 started with the pair of us polishing off a Lumberjack Breakfast in the diner we adopted for the week.
It was probably a big mistake- a long subway ride, full stomach and intense humidity is not a good mix, and as a result was feeling a little off colour when we found ourselves in Chinatown. An XXL Starbucks iced tea soon saw me feeling myself again.
We didn't really take any photos until we got to the Police HQ buildings, hoping to see Tom Selleck, but alas, the moustachio'd one wasn't there. We also watched a US TV show being filmed. We didn't recognise any of the 'stars' but we got shouted at a lot by the people with headsets.
Our aim was to head for the Brooklyn Bridge- we walked all the way to Brooklyn, taking in the sights and reveling in the breeze that hit us as we reached a good height. The sky was pretty cloudy, but we could see all of the landmarks as we crossed the wooden planks.
When we got to the restaurant, we found it was closed for a private party. I was so gutted as I had been waiting for that dim sum all week. I literally could have cried.
I did take a bunch of photos of the Empire Hotel (no sign of Chuck Bass anywhere) while we decided how to handle the food situation. We decided to head back to the neighbourhood where we were staying - and this happened: