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Newark, Another Short Stay

Newark, Another Short Stay

I prefer longer layovers to shorter ones but often I do not have a choice.  On some trips or pairings, as we call groups of flights, the two get lumped together.  Tonight the stay in Newark was one of the shortest ones we can do, less than 11 hours between flights, leaving little time to get(…)

Newark

Newark

It was a very short layover We had a girl on the flight it was her first time on a plane ever as a young adult barely old enough to drink. So excited to see the new York skyline. It was very refreshing to see someone marvelling at the thought of flight. I forget sometimes how(…)

NYC in July.

NYC in July.

Ahhh. Walking through New York in the summer always makes me think of the song “Summer in the City”. There is a reason people leave the city during the stifling summer months. It is HOT. Humidity also plays a role in the feeling of closeness as does the number of tourists roaming the streets. I(…)

New York City 1

I am so excited to have a full 24 hours in downtown Manhattan. We took a hired van from La Guardia, NYC’s first airport and does not look like it has changed much, to the financial district of Manhattan. Our drive took us from queens, where the airport is, through Brooklyn, over a bridge to(…)