When we were sitting at the Düsseldorf Airport we where that early that we switched seats many times.
For demonstration of biogas systems we filled a bucket with duck shit and water from the local pond.
The moment before Miss Liberty comes into sight seen from the Staten Island Ferry. The ferry is for free. Therefore it is crowded all the time.
Taking the Staten Island Ferry. Which is for free (2014). Get your place at the window first.
When you look closer on the sky scrapers top you will see water towers everywhere. But there are some things you won't see:
what should I say about south Manhattan viewed from the Empire State Building? Hey man - it's the big apple.
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most photographed bridges in NYC.
You will look whats above. You will do it often. After some days you are used to it. But in the beginning you will look up.
At the NY Times Square is a grand stand. You can walk it up, have a seat, relax. And you can take some photos, especially when it is night.
Isn't it one of the best (or most) known art museums of the world? It is. Though, this and the Guggenheim were on the list.
Ther is waste. That's for sure. New Yorkers like takeaways and they like it often.