The statue of
Liberty, a present from France.
and the twin towers of the World Trade Center
The United Nations
with the Chrysler (DaimlerChrysler?) building in the back.
of the Metropolitan Museum. One of the Rockefellers bought this
land and all the land opposite of it in New Jersey to maintain the
view on the "Palisades" of the Hudson river. The cloisters
exhibit European Middle Age artwork.
The famous Empire
State Building, tallest building in the world for 40 years.
Of about twenty
bridges we passed under, the grey one in the foreground was the
only one which needed to open for us. It is used by Amtrak railroads.
Notice how North Manhattan consists of forests.
carrier Intrepid (a museum) and some of the many national flag sailing
ships that have come to celebrate Independence Day in New York (they
had the biggest firework in history). The "Gorch Fock",
the navy training ship from Germany is also present.
New York architecture
From right to
left: Jason, Sami, Geeta, Kaya, Sergio, Ashu, Martin, etc. - friends
of Sami from M.I.T.