Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Feb 2013: Walking the High Line

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So last year, I went for a walk and decided to walk the high line

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The High Line, for those who do not know, is an elevated railway..here’s the underside of the railway

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this has been restored and is now a great new addition to the NY bounty of sights

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Walking up

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I climb up the stairs to see this rather creepy little doll.


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Very strange perspectives

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piers…or rather what’s left of one

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One can see the tracks

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Curious seats

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and they are on wheels…

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people are lying back and enjoying…

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dry grasses

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oh! hello…very nice…sky bridges. Why are all sky bridges so beautiful?

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Can you see the face?

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looking back at the pier…

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flag flying…

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hmmmm, that’s nice…

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excellent views over the river.

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And then we pass through a small tunnel.

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cool windows

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rails go off and end at the wall..

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another old pier

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right angles

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pavements fading off into the distance

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there are these seats on the side. Overseeing the traffic. Curious.

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the other view…

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Hmmmm, nice billboard.

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More grasses

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they look nice

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Stark trees

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I just love fire escapes…one doesnt see them usually in London :)

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Serried rows of houses and buildings…

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its cool how they have made these, very nice.

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That’s a curious structure. 

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Dried plants

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they look exquisite :)

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Holly berries

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More dried plants

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and leaves

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extremely bright red berries

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There’s a plump bird :)

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Take a pic

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more grasses

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rows and rails

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Now there’s a curious wall.

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More of the famous NY wooden tanks…

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Wooden steps

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Old signs.

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Huge slabs of buildings.

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I think somebody needs a plumb line

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Another little sculpture…

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Creepy creepers

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Wooden rails

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hello! that’s me :)

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the sun breaks through

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and more grasses.

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I like

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nice window decorations

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Spiderman alley

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Stairs and graffiti

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Nice window

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Orange views

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What do you see?

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Plastic caught on trees

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More High Line views…more construction

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I come to the end of the line

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they are extending the line

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a view up again

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I leave with regret