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OUR OVERSEAS TRIP.

2017-12-05 18:50:55 | 海外旅行

My wife and I went to New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC from the 13th to the 18th of October.  

We took this trip to celebrate our 49th wedding anniversary.

I’ve always wanted to visit New York.

I was happy to be able to realize my dream.

October 13, 2017

We started out from Narita airport and flew to Shanghai airport.

The flight from Narita to Shanghai took about 3 hours.

There we transferred to a flight for New York.

It took about fifteen hours from Shanghai to New York.

We went by business class this time.

When I went to Switzerland three years ago my lower back and my leg became painful from the long flights so we flew by business class this time.

It was very comfortable.

The plane landed at JFK airport at 10:15pm and we headed for the Double Tree by Hilton Fort Lee Hotel in New Jersey.

On board between Narita and Shanghai.

      

At the Shanghai Airport.


In the airplane from Shanghai to New York.

      

      


At JFK airport.


The Double Tree by Hilton Fort Lee Hotel in New Jersey.

October 14, 2017

We left the hotel at 8:00am for Philadelphia and we visited the Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Philadelphia Museum of Art after that we went to the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Virginia.

 The Independence Hall.          The Liberty Bell.           The Philadelphia Museum.

     

   

 

 

 October 15, 2017

The next morning we started out at 8;00 to Washington, D.C. where we visited the Arlington National Cemetery, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.  That night we stayed at the New York Wellington Hotel in Manhattan.

The Arlington National Cemetery.

      


The Lincoln Memorial.

      

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

      

 

The Wellington Hotel in New York.

       

October 16, 2017

We left the hotel at 9:00am for the Statue of Liberty National Monument, Wall Street, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Trump Tower and other places by subway and city bus.

We return to the hotel after sightseeing and we started out from the hotel to JFK airport at 11:00pm.

The Statue of Liberty National Monument.

          

 

Wall Street.

      

The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

      

TIFFANY.

         

The Trump Tower.

               

October 17, 2017

We had an overnight flight that took off at 1:45am.

 

October 18, 2017

We arrived at Shanghai Airport at 4:55am where we stayed in transit.

The plane for Japan took off at 9:40am.

The airplane landed at Narita Airport at 1:00pm.

(I do not understand time difference well.)

 

That’s it.

 

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