Well guys here I am with another travelogue. And this time it is Fairfax (VA) to New York. Well New York is a place guys you can visit as many times as you want and still you don’t get bored and it is huge, amazing and beautiful.
As of now
Total Distance: 248 miles (396 Kms)
Vehicle: 2006 Honda Civic
Total Fuel: $42
So yesterday I was sitting with my cousin and just talking about our last trip to New York which we did back in 2009 but that was a very short trip and we couldn’t do a lot. So here goes the conversation: Me:
All of a sudden and out of nowhere I go “Let’s go to New York” Cousin:
looks at me with a wicked look and goes
“Thank god we were not talking about California coz that ***t is 3000 miles” and we both started laughing. Cousin:
(After 2 mins): So how are we going?? Me:
Now I started laughing and I said I’ll DRIVE. Cousin:
Right, why did I even asked you that question.
So that’s how this trip happened. So I called my other 2 cousins and asked them if they wanted to join. And they were just down for the trip as soon as they heard that it’s New York. So now we were 4 people (all cousins).
We all met at my cousins college in Fairfax (VA) around 5 PM and left for New York by 6:30 PM. Since it was traffic hours we did get some traffic for the first 30 mins but after that it was all clear and my civic was cruzing as always on the splendid highways. It took us 4 and half hours to reach New York so we were there by 11:00 Pm. We did make a small stop in between for about 10-15 mins for some snacks and drinks. And I almost got lucky twice with the cops on the speeding part.
There is an expressway called “New Jersey Turnpike
” and you drive almost 60-80 miles on that. So the speed limit is 65 mph on it but at places the speed limit was going down to 55 mph and then back to 65 mph. So I was tired of doing this up and down and was driving at 70-75 mph. And guess what even at that speed cars were just overtaking me and zipping off. So first time I got lucky when I was doing 75 and all of a sudden speed limit goes from 65mph to 55 mph and there was a cop in his Dodge charger with his speed gun pointed on the road but by the time I reduced my speed to 60 mph. And the second time I got lucky when I was doing 90 mph just for 2 minutes since everyone in the car wanted me to change the speedo to kms from miles and touch 150 kmh. So I did that and as soon as I came down there was a cop in a DAMM Corvette
. So overall it was fun trip from Fairfax to NY.
So once we reached NY we checked into the hotel and then went to the Time Square. It’s an amazing place guys, one of it’s own kind. It has a lot of Broadway Theaters and SUPERSIGNS which make Time Square amazing. So we spent the rest of the night at Time Square and had food at the famous Hard Rock Café. And they have their branches in Mumbai and I guess Delhi as well.