There is so much to observe and absorb, experience and process during any visit to
Here’s a quick round up of just four recent observations and experiences.
Yesterday I found myself walking down East
You have to see Katz’s for yourself, but believe me when I say that just about every famous (and infamous) New Yorker and quite a few non New Yorkers have at one time or other eaten at Katz’s Deli. It was almost worth paying $14+ for my humble tuna sandwich just to spend some time looking at the hundreds of photographs lining the walls of this
At least four
Katz’s Deli is also famous for its slogan: “Send a salami to your boy in the army.” The slogan was coined during World War II after three sons of the owners were all serving in the armed forces, and the family tradition of sending food to their sons became encapsulated in the slogan.
When You Gotta Go…
Image: Not for the shy or fainthearted, but when you gotta go…
Sorry for the photograph but let’s play a little game, shall we? Where do you think a line up of toilet bowls like this might be? Somewhere in
No friends, this parade of bathroom bowls is in the public convenience located in
Personally, to say I was surprised to see such an open public display of Thomas Crapper’s toilet bowls would be a gross understatement! Especially since
Still, when you gotta go, you gotta go.
So I did!
But hopefully, the next time I get ‘caught short’ I will be able to find a less public place to do so.
Sometimes the most interesting things present themselves to you when happy ‘accidents’ occur when you least expect them. Take the massive pedestrian tunnel connecting the
I was heading back to the apartment on the 1 train, following my recent afternoon on
However, I should have left the 1 train at the
Following the exit signs pointing towards Broadway, I encountered the pedestrian tunnel you see in the photograph which runs straight as an arrow for some 300+ metres. It might not look like much in the image, but I was taken by surprise at its length and presence. Mind you, I shouldn’t have been.
Image: floor plan for a massive
The subject of apartment living deserves its own entry, but for now take a good look at the image above. It shows the floor plan for an apartment that covers the complete floor area of a
It is not just the fact that the apartment has three bedrooms that caught my attention, but each of the bedrooms has its own en-suite bathroom facilities. Not only that, but there is a fourth bathroom at the end of the Gallery.
That’s four bathrooms – in one apartment!
What are the chances of getting ‘caught short’ there?