I Heart NYC?

A relaxing weekend in New York City? Uh-oh, think again.

NYC must be THE most frenetic and full-on city I’ve ever visited.  It’s non-stop.  I thought Hong Kong was bad for people-soup.  I thought London was one long traffic-jam.  I thought Parisian’s were the rudest people on the planet.  Uh oh.  Nothing compares to NYC and Zoo-Yorkers.

The city certainly has energy and from my brief stay in Midtown Manhattan I can not claim to ‘know’ the place; but the appalling traffic and the rudeness of the people seriously make me consider If I want to get to know it any better.

On the plus side I got to take an elevator to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building to experience wonderful views of the city-that-never-sleeps at night.

Near the tourist-filled Ground Zero I saw the small Occupy Wall Street movement ‘occupying’ Zuccotti Park in their fights against corporate greed and the 1%.  Ironically enough I believe one of New Yorks capitalist sons, John D. Rockefeller may well agree with the principals behind OWS:

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