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NYC: the city of dreams.

Just thought I'd share my brief and recent encounter of one of the most famous cities in the world.

NEW YORK CITY. The name alone brings to mind images of the statue of liberty, David Letterman, Central Park, “sleepless in seatle” and the unfortunate events of 9/11. Well, those are some of the things that spring to my mind when I think of one of the busiest cities in the world.

Photo by litleandi

It had always been a dream to visit New York City. All I percieved NYC to be was what I had seen, read and heard on TV, newspapers, magazines and on the movies. So, at the beginning of May 2012, I made my way to the city which I thought I knew well. But how wrong I was…

I mean, yes, the statue of liberty, times square and so on, look pretty much like they do on TV, in the movies and in the magazines. But I fell for the other side of NYC.

The people of New York. It’s so hard to explain. There was just a feeling of community in the air. Like a friend I hadn’t seen for a while. It’s almost as if I was in a small town in rural China. It’s one of those places that you visit, and you just feel at home.

There are a lot of places I have had the pleasure of visiting in my life. Places I have loved. But the New York I visited not too long ago, is already enticing me back to explore and discover some more. But until that time, at least I have some fond memories and photos of a city which I will never forget and dream of until I get the chance to visit once more.

written by litleandi

10 comments

  1. litleandi

    litleandi

    Thank you for liking my new blog entry. @asharnanae @joyce-liu @tsingtao @oldtimer-rfh

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  2. vici

    vici

    great photos my friend. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip!

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  3. cherub38

    cherub38

    awesome shots !

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  4. jennysparkle

    jennysparkle

    Nice shots! I want to go back! X

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  5. litleandi

    litleandi

    Thank you so much for reading my new blog entry. Appreciate it so much. =)

    @jennysparkle @cherub38 @vici @rik041 @gorics @urlaub

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  6. inine

    inine

    Big City

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  7. panda-man

    panda-man

    making me wanna visit now... never been to that side of the world yet even...

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  8. dj3555

    dj3555

    NICE BLOG POST ANDY =) , BIG APPLE SO GREAT =)

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  9. lomofish

    lomofish

    A wonderful description of the city - makes me want to visit as soon as I am able to! :)

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  10. ropi

    ropi

    when you are a photographer, you always look things in different ways. We don't get enough with the usual things (just Like the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, etc), we want more and more. We look for details. Our eyes are trained to look for those little things that other people just don't see.... Nice trip you've made and great pictures!

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