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  • Day4

    Botanical Gardens

    October 24, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C

    The morning was spent sorting out the next few steps on our journey, booking flights and sorting out a few nights accomodation etc

    In the afternoon we went to the Botanical Gardens, which is free on a Wednesday, in the Bronx where we did a walking tour through the Thaine Family's forest trail. Our guide took us along Native American hunting trails and we saw marks left by glaciers, and passed under trees dating back to the American Revolution. The unique beauty and ecological importance of the forest are one of the reasons why the founders selected this site for The New York Botanical Garden in 1895, which is based on Kew Gardens in London. The trees were on the verge of turning but weren't quite ready for fall unfortunately but it was still really gorgeous.

    We stayed in the gardens till about 5pm and Then headed home for a quite pasta and movie night in preparation for the next few days of madness!
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