New York City during the holidays is at its best: all of the lights are out, there is a chill in the air, but everyone is still cozy because of the warm sense that the holidays tend to bring.
|Looking out from the Promenade of Rockefeller Center towards Saks 5th Avenue.|
I love this time of year in NYC. When I was in college, I would walk down the block from my campus over to the Time Warner Center to see the snowflake light show in between classes, and then meet up with The Aussie over at Rockefeller Center to see the tree.
I must confess, however that sometimes my inner cranky New Yorker does come out - especially while I was at work. The office where I worked was a block away from Rockefeller Center, and I learned very quickly to walk in the streets and dodge traffic from cars, if only because the pedestrian traffic on the sidewalks moved so slooooowly.
|Toy soldier at Rockefeller Center|
These days, I am not in Manhattan that much anymore, but that hasn't stopped me from getting the most out of the holidays. Winter break is coming soon (6 more wakeups!) and that means I have a week and a half to get out and make merry.
Do you have a break over the holidays? What are your plans?