Monthly Archives: March 2009

Top of the Rock (Part II)

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It’s awful high up here! But it takes less than 50 seconds to get up there, thanks to some clever lifts (sorry, elevators). There’s even a view on your way up, thanks to a cool glass-topped elevator. One of the …

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Top of the Rock (Part 1)

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Newly re-opened since my last visit to New York, the Top of the Rock is the perfect place from which to view the Manhattan skyline. For a start, you actually get to look AT the Empire State Building rather than …

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Streets of New York

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It’s always tempting to be distracted when strolling down Fifth Avenue. You know, the shops (was that Abercrombie calling?), the architecture, the bewildering array of pizza joints. But I tried to keep my eyes at street level and take a …

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