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Photos: New York City - NYE 2010

USA | Sunday, 2 Jan 2011 | Flickr Photo Gallery

Photos from my visit to New York City on New Year's Eve where I experienced the countdown in Times Square after spending the day in the Statue of Liberty.
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New Year's Day in New York

USA | Saturday, 1 Jan 2011 | Views [530]

New Year’s Day in Times Square, the first day of 2011, had the streets filled with tourists excited about being in Times Square. Some were reliving the night previous, remembering standing in crowds for hours waiting for that ultimate ... Read more >

Tags: dinner, greenwich village, il cantinori, italian, mcsorley’s, new years day, nyc, rockefeller, times square

New Year's Eve in Times Square

USA | Saturday, 1 Jan 2011 | Views [688]

Things get rolling pretty early in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. For a moment there, I was worried we were going to miss it: locked out of the area, forced to celebrate New Year’s Eve somewhere else, possibly somewhere depressing and ... Read more >

Tags: new york, nyc, nye, times square, waiting

Celebrating New Year's Eve climbing to the crown in the Statue of Liberty

USA | Friday, 31 Dec 2010 | Views [390]

One major agenda item for me on this trip to New York was to climb up to the crown in the Statue of Liberty. I have been to Liberty Island before, but haven’t been up in Lady Liberty before, so this was a very exciting part of my trip ... Read more >

Tags: nyc, nye, statue of liberty

Photos: Yellowknife, NWT, Canada

CANADA | Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

Photos from Yellowknife, NWT, in Canada's arctic north
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Tags: yellowknife arctic

Marvelling at the Northern Lights

CANADA | Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | Views [386]

It had been cloudy for most of my trip; and the worry here was that the clouds would block the Northern Lights, and I would go home without seeing them and without capturing a picture of them. On my second last night, the clouds ... Read more >

Tags: arctic, northern lights, yellowknife

Wandering Sights of Yellowknife

CANADA | Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | Views [371]

For such a bleak place, or so one would expect in an arctic town in winter, it is actually quite visual with vibrant colours and spirit. The houseboats lining the lake offer a rainbow of colour and character on the horizon; the decorations ... Read more >

Tags: arctic, wandering, yellowknife

Welcome to Yellowknife

CANADA | Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | Views [253]

It was an ironic twist: I picked a trip to Yellowknife over relaxing in the sun in Mexico because I felt like a few days to myself rather than amongst a bunch of party-going tourists; yet the two proved to be very welcoming, friendly, ... Read more >

Tags: arctic, exploring, yellowknife

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