|Dusk over the East River|
I always make a point of going over to Roosevelt Island in the East River to look back at Manhattan; this time I went at dusk to catch the lights of the city growing stronger against the darkening sky (opening picture).
I also took the opportunity to go and see a couple of different views of Manhattan. The Sunday I was there, I went for my first walk on the Highline. I was amazed at the number of people there - but it is a great park, elevated above the West side, and I can’t wait to go back.
|(Left) The Highline at 20th St seen from 10th Ave: it is an old elevated railway now turned into a walkway and edged with plants (Right) Sunday morning saunterers on the Highline|
|Looking down from the Highline|
Later that day, I took the Path train to Newport Centre in New Jersey, where I thought there should be a good view back from the river front walkway across the Hudson to Manhattan itself.
|Lower Manhattan disappearing into mist and low cloud|
|The same view on a clear night: the Freedom Tower rises over the Hudson|
|Mid-town from Newport Center|
|Locals out for an evening stroll: how about that for a backdrop to an evening walk!|
|Manhattan Dawn from 91st St.|