Patty (woodycakes ) wrote,
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Empire State of Mind

I didn't think I'd ever get a chance to go back to New York City, but I did. Sure, it was because of work but whatever reasons there were, I'm just glad I was able to return to the city that never sleep after 8 years. The last time I went, I was with jamypye and we spent 22 days in the city with my uncle and then my aunt.

This time around, I was there for a conference for 4 days and the rest of the time, I spent with my uncles in Brooklyn, taking trips into the city during the day. It was really fun, too because I got to see old office mate, and current grad student at Pratt, Reggie. ANDDDDDDD, I finally got to meet and hang with starryeyedmagic -- with our aborted attempt at getting into the Game of Thrones exhibition and just generally having a laugh together.




Thanks to the first trip, I was able to skip all the usual tourist places, but that didn't stop me from getting a guide book and doing all the usual stuff. I realize I really do prefer to travel alone, though I don't mind meeting up and hanging out with friends every once in a while. I can't wait to be back there. Hopefully it won't take another 8 years.

I'm not sure when I'll ever get around to posting all my photo from this trip, but for now, these snapshots pretty much cover the crazy and surprising trip that was.

Tags: employment, flist love, more family, travel, vacation, work friends
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