United States
Seravalli Playground

Discover travel destinations of travelers writing a travel journal on FindPenguins.

27 travelers at this place

  • Day4

    High Line Park

    September 14, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 22 °C

    Schließlich sind wir beim High Line Park angekommen. Hier wurde eine ursprüngliche Bahnverbindung zum Fleischtransport zu einem Park ausgebaut, der sich in etwa 15 Metern Höhe durch die Häuser der Stadt schlängelt. (Ich kann gerade nicht googlen, es könnten auch 20 oder 5 oder 100 sein, ich bin sehr schlecht im Schätzen von Entfernungen.) Hier und da gab es einen schönen Ausblick und alles wurde hübsch angelegt. Wir konnten der Sache im Großen und Ganzen allerdings nicht so wahnsinnig viel abgewinnen, was vermutlich auch daran lag, dass es absolut überfüllt war und man in einer zähen Masse den Weg entlanggedrängt wurde. Gnade dir Gott, wenn du mal ein Foto machen wolltest!
    Kurz vor Ende haben wir deshalb den "Pfad" schon verlassen, mit dem Ziel "Burger Joint" vor Augen. Langsam kam auch ziemlicher Hunger auf.
    Read more

  • Day9

    Gansevoort Hotel

    September 7, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Im schönen Meatpacking District
    Wir laufen einmal durch das Viertel und genießen ein Getränk in der der Hotel Rooftop Bar
    Unser Zimmer ist ebenfalls ganz oben 😎

  • Oct2

    Spaziergang durch NYC

    October 2, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C

    Nachdem wir einen tollen Ausblick vom „The Vessel“ genossen haben, haben wir einen langen Spaziergang über die Highline von New York gemacht, weiter entlang des Hudson River, über die Brooklyn Bridge zum Abendessen mit Daniel, ein entfernter Verwandter.
    Wir haben uns im Hights Café getroffen in Brooklyn Hights. Eine wirklich tolle und Sehenswerte Nachbarschaft. Es gibt viele Kleine Cafés, Restaurants und Läden.
    Das Wetter hat mit gespielt. 2. Oktober und 30 Grad. Mit so viel Sonne und Wärme hätten wir gar nicht mehr gerechnet.
    Read more

  • Apr15

    High Line (south)

    April 15, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Das südliche Ende der High Line. Die Blüten an den Bäumen und die frisch geschnittenen Gräser und Schilfe lassen die grüne kultige Oase im Sommer erahnen.

    Eine gelungene Idee, die Touristen auch in den unteren Westen von Manhatten zu locken. Die High Line ist mit Menschen überfüllt, nicht wie auf den Bildern im Reiseführer. Wie am Samstag in den Gassen von Bern herrscht auch hier Rechtsverkehr.Read more

  • Day13

    Bilder von der High Line

    June 7, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    Die High Line stellt eine alte Güterzugstrecke dar, welche von 2006 bis 2019 zu einer
    Parkanlage umfunktioniert wurde. Am 5. Juni 2019 wurde der letzte Abschnitt freigegeben.

  • Day1

    New York

    August 6, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    Touchdown in New York JFK at 14:15 bang on time! We soon cleared US customs with the custom chap actually giving us a smile, which is quite unusual.

    A fairly long queue and we were whizzing our way into Manhattan to the Standard High Line Hotel in the Greenwich area of the city. Many thanks to my good mate Bruce Robertson for sorting this out for us. Bruce is the man who knows all the best hotels and locations - a real gent even if he is Scottish...cheers Bruce...even a room upgrade with views of the Hudson River.

    We then decided to shoot over to Soho House New York which is a members club I have joined in the UK but with worldwide membership. Here, much to Eva's dismay we found out that to partake of any alcoholic drink she had to be 21 years of age!

    Oh well the detox will do her good after her week away last week clubbing in Crete with her mates...how the other half live.

    A couple of beers and some iced water we moved on to grab a bite to eat and ended up over the road from the hotel at Sugar Factory. We only went in there because people were queuing to get in...apparently the rich and famous and now Eva go there. It is supposed to be the most Instagramed restaurant in the US...whatever that is.

    It seems to us that the only reason for it was that you can order these massive cocktails with dry ice in them and Haribo sweets...I can't see it lasting long myself. A couple of non alcoholic cocktails and we headed off to the German Beer Keller which consisted of some very drunk ladies who looked like they had just been dumped and people playing ping pong.

    Iced water was forthcoming for Eva who was buy now getting the hang of it.

    After so much excitement we called it a night and headed off to our rooms with me looking forward to ur shopping expedition the next day. drink she had to be 21 years of age!

    Oh well the detox will do her good after her week away last week clubbing in Crete with her mates...how the other half live.

    A couple of beers and some iced water we moved on to grab a bite to eat and ended up over the road from the hotel at Sugar ....We only went in there because people were queuing to get in...apparently the rich and famous and now Eva go there. It is supposed to be the most Instagramed restaurant in the US...whatever that is.

    It seems to us that the only reason was that you can order these massive cocktails with dry ice in them and Haribo sweets...I can't see it lasting long myself. A couple of non alcoholic cocktails and we headed off to the German Beer Keller which consisted of some very drunk ladies who looked like they had just been dumped and people playing ping pong.

    Iced water was forthcoming for Eva who was buy now getting the hang of it.

    After so much excitement we called it a night and headed off to our rooms with me looking forward to our shopping expedition the next day.
    Read more

  • Day19

    Eva where are you?

    August 24, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Last night the last thing Eva said to me was not to wake her up early.

    So I didn't. I had woken up at 03:00 and done a few phone calls to the UK and of course the usual emails. So I was kicking my heels early on after dozing off again and went for breakfast early. A few more calls over breakfast and the Apple Store was open two blocks away.

    As fate would have it we had been to the Apple Store on our earlier arrival to change the iPad. When I was there I looked at the new iPhone 7 plus as I just simply need a bigger screen the way my eyesight is heading. So I needed to buy Eva an iPhone following my swim in Heaven night club so she may as well have my 4 week old iPhone 6 and I get the bigger one. That is two iPhones now that I have fallen in water with during the past 6 months. I wish they would make a waterproof one.

    It took a while to sort it out but as usual the service at Apple was top notch.

    Oh well I may as well walk another block to Soho House and collect my new membership card that had arrived. The waiter had given my card to somebody else our last gist over two weeks ago. so I sat on the roof terrace by the pool with all the lovelies doing some work. Still no news from Eva, no texts or messenger messages....perhaps there was something wrong. So I sent a few messages to her over the next hour. Still no response. Perhaps there was something wrong? She was grumpy and tired last night I hope she is ok?

    I returned the hotel and range her room.

    'Dad where the f&?@ have you been?'

    'I have been messengering (if that is a word) you for ages?'

    'Dad you idiot I don't have a phone...remember.'

    'Ah yes...that is why I went to Apple to get you one'

    I laughed, she didn't. She had been up since 09:30 and knocked on my door three times getting rather concerned that I might have croaked it during the night. So she had been hanging around for 5 hours.

    Oh well at least she now had a new iPhone which I promptly set up and she was back in the civilised world.

    I rang the helicopter tour company and we could get on the next flight which was in 30 minutes time from near the Statten Island ferry terminal. We made it just in time and did the 15 minute flight to the Statue of Liberty, up the Hudson and back again to the heliport for the bargain basement price of $450...blimey! Still, it was worth doing it for Eva's New York visit.

    Unfortunately on the way to the 9/11 memorial pools we walked past a a few shops that just had to go in. Do these clothes shops put something in the ac units to make men go to sleep and loose the will to live? So that cost me too and of course her sister just had to have something even though she wasn't on the holiday.

    As Eva hadn't eaten all day we headed back to the hotel to get refreshed for going out.

    My clothes had arrived from Mexico so I now had my long trousers my T-shirts and a small plastic bag containing some women's knickers. All I can say is that I have no idea where they came from. That is my story and I am sticking to it.

    We left the hotel to the beer Keller next door for Eva to have a glass of water and then it was off to Fat Chick a couple of blocks away for Southern Fried Chicken.

    I said goodbye to Eva in the hotel elevator. She was in the 8th and I was on the 12th. I was a bit waylaid and went to check out the 18th floor where the club was located with views over to New Jersey and Manhattan. It was very nice but I decided to as always act my age and retired to bed.
    Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Seravalli Playground

Join us:

FindPenguins for iOSFindPenguins for Android

Sign up now