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‘ello Govna

August 30, 2014
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Today we thought we’d check out Governor’s Island, off the tip of Manhattan.

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So we drove into lower Manhattan and got the ferry across from Battery Park. Governor’s Island was just a few minutes away by ferry and a kids paradise. After being devastated by Hurricane Sandy, it has been completely remodeled – it is now filled with a military base and green spaces.

It is full of historic monuments & buildings…

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…interesting sculptures…

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…Fort Jay…

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… numerous fun playgrounds dispersed around the island…

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Plus the food trucks come over on the weekends to feed the hungry crowds – yummo!

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There is even a quiet grove with hammocks spotted around it for recovery time.
(to keep the peace – only one person per hammock)

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Not to mention the awesome views back to Manhattan and of the big lady.

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A final stop at Castle Williams
(by then some of our feet were a little sore)

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It was a fun little excursion!

 

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