Rainy Day in NYC

Sarah and Joanna opted to stay in NYC one extra day after their Carnegie Hall concert. The rest of the choir returned to California on Tuesday.

In the morning (after only a few hours of sleep), Sarah and Joanna joined a few others to see the High Line which is an elevated park that was created from a former train line.

Later in the morning the rain started. They took the subway back to the Westin Hotel in Times Square. And Tim and Jeri took the subway from their Airbnb to meet them at their hotel.

Here we are in the hotel lobby.

Joanna, Sarah, Jeri, and Tim in the Westin hotel lobby. Click photo for full size.

By now it is raining with puddles everywhere.

After dropping off their luggage at our Airbnb, we walk to Lombardi’s, a pizza place that came highly recommended from a choir friend.

We enjoyed the pizza and experience very much.

Lunch at Lombardi’s. Click photo for full size.
Jeri at Lombardi’s. Click photo for full size.
Sarah and Joanna at Lombardi’s. Click photo for full size.
After lunch at Lombardi’s. Click photo for full size.

Walking back, we stopped at Teikai NYC, a famous soft-serve ice cream store known for its fish-shaped cones.

Sarah got ice cream at Teiyaki NYC. Click photo for full size.

Joanna got ice cream at Matcha n’ More. The display reads “love you very matcha” behind Joanna.

Inside Matcha n’ More. Click photo for full size.

We relaxed back at the apartment. We originally planned to take the Staten Island Ferry and see the Statue of Liberty (along with Staten Island) but the wet weather caused us to change our minds.

Jeri and Joanna relaxing in our Airbnb. Click photo for full size.

Later in the evening, we decided to get food delivered from Buddha Bodai, a Chinese vegan restaurant recommended by our Airbnb host. At 9:00 PM, we placed our order and the guy shows up on his bicycle about 20 minutes later. We gave the guy a nice tip.

Eating food delivered from Buddha Bodai. Click photo for full size.
Jeri and Joanna having Chinese vegan food. Click photo for full size.