New York: the Preamble

on 12 October 2009

So.

I have many stories to tell regarding New York, and they'll be told in good time. But, by way of a preamble to a whole New York Series, I thought you'd enjoy some statistics.

New York in Numbers:

  • Plane rides survived: 2
  • taxi rides survived: 1
  • Days spent in the city: 3
  • bagels consumed: 4
  • subway rides: 6
  • times Chris got us lost: 3
  • times I got lost: 1
  • knock-off bags acquired: 1
  • metro cards bought: 3
  • metro cards LOST (on the FIRST DAY!): 1
  • museums visited: 3
  • population: more than 8 million
  • languages spoken there: 170
  • languages I heard while there: Russian, French, Yiddish, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Thai, Chinese (no, I don't know which dialect...), Vietnamese, oh, and English.
  • blocks walked: 4 million
What we Did:
  • Ellis Island
  • Times Square
  • the NY Public Library
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Chinatown
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • Ground Zero
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Broadway
  • Rockefeller Center
  • Central Park
  • the Subway
  • Katz's Deli
  • TWO fancy dinners (I was only expecting ONE...but that's a whole other story)
What we didn't DO:
  • Ukrainian Museum
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Natural History Museum
  • Little Odessa

1 comments:

Whimsy said...

It's always a good sign when the list of things you've missed is four items, right?

AND YAY FOR HAVING A GOOD TIME EVEN WHILE LOST!!!