New York City, NY

Today was our last full day in New York so we wanted to make the most of it. We helped Frank with some projects around the boat this morning and then headed into the city. First stop, Chinatown! We walked down Canal Street and as we walked M.E. had fun pointing out to me the ways of the infamous ways of the fake designer bag trade. It was raining so we stopped in at a Chinese restaurant in Chinatown to grab a bite to eat. By the time we finished eating, the rain had stopped and we decided to walk around in Little Italy and the SoHo area.


New York Mementos


Cheers In Chinatown


Fish Market In Chinatown


Produce Stall In Chinatown


Little Italy


Little Old Lady In Little Italy



After walking around a bit, M.E. decided that I should see Grand Central Station. We caught the Metro to the Grand Central terminal and walked towards the Main Concourse. I didn’t think that there was going to be much to see but I was actually impressed when we got there. The architecture was impressive, there are tons of trains going to all sorts of places and it’s a great place to watch people coming and going.


 Grand Central Station

We headed out of the Main Concourse in Grand Central to check out the Grand Central Market. M.E. had been telling me that it was amazing and when we got there, I saw why. There were cases full of meats, cheeses, fresh fruit, seafood and prepared dishes. The selection was incredible and everything looked delicious.

The Meat Selection In The Grand Central Market

Cheeses In The Grand Central Market

Tuna Steaks

Matt checking out the seafood selection.

Fresh Spring Rolls

Grand Central Market


Grape Selection

Fresh Vegetables

Grand Central Market

We left Grand Central Market and walked toward 5th Avenue. We ended up in the square in front of The Plaza Hotel.  We walked into Central Park and headed toward the Central Park Zoo. We spent some time watching the sea lions at the zoo and then hung out on a bench and watched some kids sailing remote control sailboats in the pond.


The Plaza Hotel


Hanging Out On 5th Ave.



Seals In The Central Park Zoo


Kid In The Park


Central Park Sailing

By the time we got back to the boat that night we were ready to eat. I picked up sushi from a restaurant and brought it back to the boat. The sushi was delicious but crashing out and going to sleep was even better. A fun day in the city but it’s time to move on.


Sushi For Dinner

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