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Polaroid of the week: A perfect spring day in New York City

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polaroid of the week usa new york city bryant parkNew York has been extremely good to me over the last couple of weeks. Even though I had some unexpected stress with my living situation (more on that to come), I couldn’t be happier where I am staying right now, a cozy Upper West Side apartment.

The weather has been exceptionally warm, with the second weekend in a row being so hot that I was tempted to get my bikini out and join my fellow sun seekers in the parks around the city – I had no idea that girls would lay out in their bikinis (or sometimes underwear!) anywhere you find a tiny spot of grass as soon as the thermometer shows 75°F!

There have been several days when it was hard for me to convince myself that I actually needed to work and not just go out and enjoy the glorious spring weather – the hardship of not having a boss! 😉

I have been lucky enough though to visit all my favorite parks over the past couple of weeks, including Bryant Park, pictured, Central Park (where I can’t get enough of the cherry blossoms), Brooklyn Bridge Park, the High Line and Washington Square Park, plus a few parks I hadn’t known yet, such as Astoria Park, Morningside Park and Riverside Park along the Hudson River.

This weekend, I also found some time to return to Harlem, where I hadn’t been in many years, and was surprised to see how much the neighborhood had changed since my last visit – expect a full post on Harlem soon!

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13 Comments

    1. YAY for spring 🙂 And basically summer! It seems like we almost skipped spring because it arrived so late and now temperatures are more like summer 🙂

    1. It is, Nick 🙂 I love the title of your last post… gotta head over to your site to read it, loved Hampi, too!

  1. We have been getting some amazing weather lately! (Except for that massive downpour on Friday night). Fingers crossed it continues.

    1. That rain was crazy!! And of course I got caught in it, lol! I think I’ll extend my stay and spend all of July in NYC, too. Fingers crossed that I can make it happen 🙂

    1. Katie – I have yet to get to Sydney but I am surprised that it’s still warm there! I guess it never gets as cold as Germany or the States get, though 🙂

    1. Spring and summer are the best time in NYC – I can’t wait for the true heat to arrive 😉 Hope you’ll make it back to NYC soon!

    1. Thanks, Jen! It was definitely the right decision to come here – I feel re-energized and rejuvenated already.

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