Saturday, April 17, 2010

Taking the Ferry and Taking in the View!

One way to get from Staten Island to Manhattan and vice versa is to take the free ferry. It's a nice ride with lots to see.

The boat is quite large, it can fit lots and lots of people. On this particular day, it was not too cold so I decided to sit on the top deck in the open air. It was chilly once the boat started moving.

I was relieved to see so many life jackets above my head!

I still feel sad when I look over to Downtown Manhattan and see the Twin Towers missing. Will never forget that day.

However, lower Manhattan is a beautiful view! Especially from a boat!

The best view of all is this pretty lady! One of these days I have to actually go and visit her.

Yup, you can't beat "free" boat ride and an awesome view!


Cat Street Boyz said...

Mommy really LOVES New York! The next time she goes she will take that boat ride.....did you go inside the beautiful lady? =^Y^=

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Those were gorgeous. I would love to travel to New York one day

Eric and Flynn said...

Thanks for a very timely tip. Our Beans are going to New York very soon and mum has just made a note to take that ferry trip.

Cheyenne -Millie said...

My mom has never been to New York City! Been to New York. Great photos!

Eric and Flynn said...

Thanks for the advice. I have made a note of it and will do that.
Eric and Flynn's mum

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Thanks fur sharing those great views - albeit sad with the missing strukhtures -


Angel and Kirby said...

That looks like a fun ride. Some day I want to see the City and the Lady. Many of will not forget!

Winston said...

Mama loves NYC so much, she was there last summer and hopes to get back again this year. Never taken the Staten Is Ferry must put that on the to do list.
Winston x

The Island Cats said...

That sure looks like fun! Our mom has been to New York a few times...she has visited that pretty lady!!

The Misadventures Of Me said...

Lady Liberty! The mom went and saw her 10 years ago - do yoo fink its changed since then? She says they werent allowed to go up in the arm then. Why wud a bean wants to travel up an arm anyway? Silly beans!

William said...

Nice pictures! My mom did the cruise once like a hundred years ago and she says it was awesome!

Teri and the cats of Furrydance said...

NYC is amazing. Some of us cats have visited there when we go to the big cat show at MSG. We went on a ferry once in Washington state, it was cool!

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