Our 3 days in Washington were a bit miserable due to the weather, it was cold, wet & windy because Hurricane Joaquin was on the East Coast, we had to wear our fleeces & raincoats everyday. We stayed at an Airbnb near Capitol Hill, it was OK but I prefer
It was pouring with rain in NYC when we caught the MegaBus to Washington DC. The weather had turned bad because of Hurrican Joaquin. The bus was completey full, every seat was taken, we were on the top floor. Everyone was wet when they got on, so the bus windows
My Aunt Leslie & Uncle Paul live in Pleasantville just outside NYC so we went to stay with them and my cousins Alex & Chris (who are grown ups). Pleasantville is 40 mins from Grand Central Station in Manhattan. I think it sounds like a small town where superheroes might
In New York we stayed with Monica & Louie who are friends of our Barcelona friends Leo, Lucinda & Justin. They live in Brooklyn which is just over the bridge from Manhattan Island. In Brooklyn there are lots of houses with 3 floors (including a basement) built with red bricks,
We took the Staten Island Ferry (which is free) across the Hudson river to see the Statue of Liberty. The ferry doesn’t stop by the statue but it does go pretty close. From Manhattan the Lady Liberty seems quite small but she’s actually pretty big !
In NYC we either walked (a LOT) or took the Subway. Mama paid $31USD for a weeks unlimited metrocard and kids travel free ! The subway trains were really, really busy at rush hour, I didn’t even need to hang onto the pole because I couldnt have fallen over even
Im half American but this is my very first transatlantic flight, from London to the USA 🙂 We flew with American Airlines from London Heathrow to New York JFK. It was SO cool I had my own tv screen with lots of movies to choose from & video games. I