New York! New York! (Part 2)

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God had mercy and gave us a sunny weather the next day! So we headed down to Times Square. It was a 10 minute walk from our hotel and we enjoyed the walking around this urban jungle. In Times Square, we met a lot of celebrities including the cowboy in underwear and Iron Man, even the late Elvis Presley!

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After the buying a few toys in the biggest Toys R Us store, we took our bus to go on a cruise to the see the famous lady of NYC! It was a dream come true seeing Lady Liberty up close. The Manhattan skyline was a view to be admired on a boat. We recommend that you take a cruise to Staten Island which will take along the Hudson river where you can have a nice view of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Then we hopped on our bus again for a round through the city. Our guide was enthusiastic and had his own stories with well known landmarks in the city. Here are some favorite shots of Manhattan, Uptown and Downtown.

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According to our tour guide, the most photographed butt is of this bull! 🙂

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And to end our long day touring New York, we decided to take a relaxing stroll at the Central Park. This is where I realized I am in love with New York. I was already impressed with the big lights in the city and buzz of the yellow cabs and people passing, but I wasn’t sure if the city was worth a second visit. I felt it was too busy. But Central Park was like an oasis amidst the busy streets and tall buildings. I could sit there all day eating an ice cone with a book or just the people-watching. The laughter of the playing children was like music.

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There was a group called Afro-bats who put up an amazing show! They were funny and entertaining!

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But of all the photos we took that day, I think capturing a newlywed couple taking a stroll in Central Park was the best. As wedding photographers, moments like this are simply beautiful.

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Ah, New York, New York, you have captivated our hearts!

 

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Melon here! My husband and I founded The MelRish Studio in 2009. I’m a photographer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, traveler, wife, mom, and a follower of Christ. This blog is my musings about our adventures, growing our team, the events and brand stories that we tell, and the lessons we learn along the way.

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