Tag Archives: Upper East Side

92nd St – Appalachian Trail (Upper East Side)

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Past 3rd Avenue, the Upper East Side begins in earnest. Here, the landscape changes abruptly, with stately mansions and colonial-era porticoed houses standing in the shadow of slightly more recent tenements and apartments.  There is a period, provincial feel that … Continue reading

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79th St: Zurich (3rd Ave to FDR Drive)

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Finally, after an epic journey through mountain, forest and city, we have arrived at our destination: Zurich, the economic and financial capital of Switzerland, also its largest and most modern metropolis. Zurich is one of the most dynamic and liveable … Continue reading

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79th St – Lucerne (5th to 3rd Ave)

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Lucerne is the most beautiful city in Switzerland by far – the grande dame of them all.  Its mediaeval old town is graced by a beautiful lake, while in the distance, sleeping-beauty castles perch precariously on the edge of mountains. … Continue reading

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Manhattan in 12 Sts: 79th St – Geneva to Zurich Express

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The Upper West and Upper East Sides are worlds unto their own in New York City.  Outwardly, they look suspiciously alike, being both high-end residential neighborhoods where the wealthy and fabulous reside.  As New Yorkers (and some non-New Yorkers) know … Continue reading

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