are places on Earth you should really take your bear to, and New York
City is one of them.
a week staying with our friends Aimee, Freya and Misha at their house
in Westchester County, and while we were there we spent two fantastic
days exploring Manhattan.
very, very big. Much bigger than we'd expected. If you want our advice,
dont explore it on foot!
can see from the pictures what we did. We rode the Staten Island Ferry
and saw the Statue of Liberty. We
saw the Empire States Building, which we thought was magnificent.
ate lunch at the famous 2nd Avenue Delicatessen down on the Lower East
Side, and then we walked up Broadway so the bears could make a pilgrimage
to the home of Teddy Roosevelt, the man who gave his name to all bears.
else did we see in Manhattan? Well
we came and went a lot through Grand Central Station which was pretty
amazing, even compared to the pretty old mainline railway stations we
have in London.
picture on the staircase was taken on the main concourse area, which has
the most beautiful ceiling, showing all the constellations in the sky.
We had a picnic on a
big rock in Central Park with
Aimee, Freya and Mischa, and we spent an afternoon with them at the Guggenheim,
seeing an exhibition of Surreal art.
has got to be one of the coolest galleries in the world.
It's a giant, upside-down
spiral designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1949 that uncoils from the top
all the way back down to the entrance, with the paintings hung all the
way down the spiral wall.
We had a really fantastic
time in New York. Everyone we met was very friendly and Aimee, Freya and
Mischa gave us a fantastic time.
Now. Its time
for the last leg of our journey if you'd like to come.
We're taking a taxi to La Guardia airport on Long Island (driving right
by Shea Stadium), and taking a plane to Orlando, Florida.
We're going to Walt
Disney World! Come on! Click your ticket.