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!