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After spending Friday exploring Manhattan and Saturday attending the Book Riot Live convention, Josh and I had a little bit of time on Sunday morning before we had to be at the airport.

Josh had been to the High Line on a previous trip and wanted to take me there. We woke up early enough to ensure we would have plenty of time to check out this park that was built on abandoned elevated train tracks.

Shortly after sunrise, we climbed the stairs that took us up to the High Line. After wading through the trash-strewn streets of Times Square when we left our accommodation that morning, the sights of the park were much appreciated.

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I loved the street art and sculptures we passed along the track.

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Given that it was November, and the weather on this morning was particularly frigid, I was surprised at the flowers we encountered.

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And then there were all sorts of quirky details. Most memorable was the drinking fountain in which the water squirted from the mouth of a bust.

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We even saw the Statue of Liberty in the distance!

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Eventually, we got a little too cold and a little too hungry to explore any further. Predictably, we made our way back to H&H Bagels for one last vegan cream cheese splurge, and then we caught a bus to the airport.

I was absolutely ecstatic to be going home to Florida. However, I left New York with more things to appreciate than I anticipated, and I’m glad for all of the great things that my adventures uncovered!

Love, Elizabeth

Have you been to the High Line? What are your thoughts on it?