Pictures: 

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  • Austrialian guys checked out at 10am
  • Hostel shower (bathroom is in our room) is either very hot or very cold
  • Lunch at 12pm at Ramen House? (spicy miso ramen with pork, corn, bean sproats, eggs, seaweed)
  • Got replacement NBC studio tour tickets but missed our 1:15pm show
  • Bought tickets to Top of the Rock – great view – Nate and Simon said its better than Empire State view
  • Rockefeller Center Tour – learned lots about Rockefeller and artwork there
  • Shopping on 5th Ave: Nintendo World/Pokemon Center (bought small green Yoshi plushie), NBA store, Trump Tower, Sony Experience (closed), FAO Schwartz, Apple Store
  • Dinner at Joe’s Shanghai (top recommended NY restaurant on Trip Advisor) (seew long bow, chao neen gou, meatballs (lion head))
  • Times Square for Madame Tussauds and Planet Hollywood (got a mug)
  • Empire State building skyride – so corny/lame – narrated by Kevin Bacon, “blue energy”, went into space
  • Empire State building for night view – nice city lights, very windy
  • Whole Foods for Odwalla Mo’Beta
  • Nathan’s Hot Dogs for a hot dog for Nate
  • 3 new roommates at hostel.
  • Hostel common room for internet, planning and SNL on tv