Day 3, Part 2: New York, NY
Right: Still my favourite bookstore name of all time, a remainders store located in the West Village on Carmine St. Finds on this trip: an overview of taboo-breaking films by Joe Bob Briggs (Profoundly Disturbing: Shocking Movies That Changed History) and a guide to sexual slang over the centuries.
Strand. I don't dispute their claim of 18 miles of books, given how tight some aisles are (though they are a far cry from the old basement location of Dawn Treader in Ann Arbor, where sideways movement was the only kind possible).
Right: Broadway and 17th St, from the north end of Union Square.
that night's dinner - one didn't have to worry about running out of toilet paper in the middle of an emergency.
Right: Found along 10th St. Was the owner was a fan of this film?
Oculus, installed in 1998. Artists Kristin Jones, Andrew Ginzel and Rinaldo Piras based the mosaics on photos of 300 New Yorkers.
Right: The last sight of Manhattan for the day, the escalators to the PATH train at the WTC. The city may never sleep, but I was ready to.
Next: Country roads, canneries and a town whose name will cause giggles