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Three Nights in New York City

Here are a few spots in New York City that the average tourist (I) shouldn’t (didn’t) miss.

We only had four days to visit New York and we decided to make things simple: ‘let’s visit the most classic spots and keep our little eyes open on our way in between them.’ We stayed at the Carlton Arms Hotel. I went there years ago with my brother and loved it each time. It’s cheap, well situated, and fabulous inside. But I won’t kill the surprise if you wanna stay there. Note that it’s not the cleanest place you will have ever stayed; it’s more of ‘back-packer-it’s-ok-if-the-bathroom-stinks-a-bit’ type of situation. But believe me it’s REALLY worth a visit.

So here are the spots, each one with a Google map link if you have any mobile-GPS-thingy, and a gallery of photos. Cameras used were: Holga 120 GN, Horizon Perfekt, Moskva 5, Rolleimatic, Super-sampler and Holga WPC. Processes used were: Normal E6, C41 XPro, B&W and Hybrid (HPro).

Brooklyn Bridge


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Flat Iron (1 E 23rd St)


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MoMA (11 West 53rd Street)


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National Museum of Natural History (200 Central Park West)


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Roosevelt Island Tram along Queensboro Bridge (Manhattan Side Station, 2nd Avenue)


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Staten Island Ferry (Financial District)


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Grand Central Station (W42nd Park Ave)


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Times Square (7th and Broadway)


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written by stouf

7 comments

  1. kneehigh85

    kneehigh85

    I will be here in 7 weeks. I am so excited right now I could burst, thank you so much for writing this and the pictures are fab - I wil defo be checking these places out.

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  2. pomps

    pomps

    Great information! great photos!

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  3. xbalboax

    xbalboax

    great photos and reviews man! good call on the carlton arms as well!

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  4. stouf

    stouf

    Thanks friends ! @xbalboax : Yep, this hotel is awesome ! : )

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  5. russheath

    russheath

    Awesome photos!!

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  6. feelux

    feelux

    Amazing photos!

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  7. swampwater

    swampwater

    This is a great guide. Really want to go to New York myself one day. Hopefully when I earn more than minimum wage. :'-(

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