One Uber, three planes and a taxi later....
I was reluctant to leave New York, but in the end had little choice.
An authentic American experience: a college football game.
For Halloween I ended up staying inside, as it was just so overwhelming!
One of my top 10 favorite things about New York... If not number 1.
Just your regular newsagent on the corner.
This is some street art that I found on the way home. Located under the turnpike it would change on occasion, and every day when I walked back from playing pinball I would check.
Her pieces totally blend in with the surroundings: traffic overhead, scurrying rats, and this.
Always made my day.
One of my favourite pieces of street art.
An afternoon walk on the High Line
An afternoon of window shopping.
So having watched "Magic Mike" one too many times, I was slightly addicted to Alice Russell. When I googled her, low and behold, she was playing a gig the next day at La Poisson Rouge on Bleeker Street.
What an amazing voice, and a venue with really great sound.
I started to chatting to some elderly gentleman who had lived in Switzerland for eleven years, and they ended up taking me to dinner at an Ethiopian restaurant. It was a fun and delicious night, and suddenly New York was not so lonely!!
The fire escapes on the outside of buildings are quite unique.
This is the warning that is compulsory in all bars.
My first encounter with Brooklyn was not what I expected.... But maybe I should have?