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New York Heat Wave

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Statue of LibertyLast weekend Merel and I went to New York for a 4-day trip. Two of those days included a 6.5 hour bus trip from Hyannis, MA to New York City, so we had about 2.5 days actually in the city. Unfortunately, as seems to be my habit nowadays, we got there just as a heatwave hit which is really not pleasant in Manhattan. But we managed to escape the heat in air-conditioned museums and shops and on the Circle Line boat around the island.
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Reisefeber

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not meI leave for Boston in a few hours, flying KLM / Northwest. Make that Northwest as it will be their plane transporting me. Judging from my last trip with them, their planes date back to 1982. The inside is old-fashioned and grubby and looks like it’s going to fall apart. And this is what we pay KLM-exhorbitant prices for! Why am I flying with them then, you may well ask. Well, they have a monopoly on the direct flight Amsterdam – Boston. Usually I fly via London as it’s cheaper. As you can imagine I am glad that I am not doing so this year!

So the people in the picture do not represent me today, I’m afraid. Think more in terms of cattle truck… that’ll be me in Economy Class. Mooooo.

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