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The High Line: A NYC Gem - Little Observationist
It was day eight of our trip to New York, our third day in New York City. The 100F/38C heat was oppressive, compounded by sirens and crowds. We just shared a bowl of fresh juicy watermelon from an organic food market on a long slow walk through the city. Summer food for a good old New York Summer. This city is full of energy and excitement, but it’s also exhausting, so we’re ready for a break. Above the street where Jorge and I were standing stretched The High Line, a remnant of industrial New York of the early 1900. Now renovated, it is a place for long and lazy walks where trees and grass and flowers thrive. We meant to walk along the High Line on our trip to NYC last October, but we got caught up in other activities instead like walking over the Williamsburg Bridge in a rain storm in search of street art in Brooklyn. But here we were now, right at the bottom of it, on a sunny day with a few hours to fill. The High Line has over 200 different plant species. We headed up the steps near 23rd on the west side of …