NYC: Apple bite in Central Park

Central Park Big Lawn - The cat, you and us

Happy Wednesday!

One of the things we were looking forward for this trip was to enjoy a little bit more some parts of the city we had already visited our first time back in 2009 (I know, way too long ago, ha!). Central Park was indeed one of the highlights of the second rounds. There were certain experiences we couldn’t miss this time, like sailing the lake boats (that will be a next post, spoiler alert!) but also having a picnic at the great lawn.

Central Park has a special aura like no other park I’ve visited (so far) combines, I think it’s partially because of the energy of the visitors (lots of locals!) having very different activities, kids using it as their schoolyard (cute), couple having romantic picnics, birthday parties, families riding bikes, people sailing boats, and visiting the best museums. And partially because the impressive skyline plays with you a trick, sometimes visible sometimes a memory.

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During our slow time in the park we found the most amazing white flowers, could any of the green-savvy pals reading this post let me know the name of them in the comments? I like to watch them but ashamedly I’m pretty clueless for their names, I think it has something to do with my forgetful mind when it comes to names. For only a single week we missed the cherry season (sadface), but we still got a beautiful glimpse of how spring looks like in the famous park.

Another thing that has this fascinating movie vibe in Central Park are the arches and bridges, I could instantly visualize from a murder scene to the adorable Amy Adams singing & dancing to the Enchanted lyrics. Do you have any favorite movie/tv show clip that happens next to or inside one of their arches?

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Bethesda fountain is always a bubbly place with street artists, magicians, comedians and a music group or singers. It is also one meeting point, as it is just by the lake. With the boats at sight, we started to feel quite nervous because we knew one of Dani’s (& also myself) dream was about to came true. Well… this will be another day story, so let’s keep walking to the great lawn, shall we? A picnic is waiting!

Central Park Andersen - The cat, you and us

Feeling like a kiddo with Mr. Andersen

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Apple up high!

Central Park Big Lawn picnic - The cat, you and us

Do you remember how we booked a package in our hotel called “Let’s picnic”? It included an awesome complete picnic with a leek bun, a cheese and sausages plate with savory cookies, chips, marshmallow cookies and two cold cokes (yay for the Arlo hotel!)

Cronuts in Central Park - The cat, you and us

… and ok… to feed our endless stomach bottoms we even added a Cronut to the picnic!

I wish we had a bigger park like this one in Barcelona, having a big green lung in a big city it’s so important and makes the perfect “staycation” getaway when the city gets to your nerves. Do you enjoy parks? Which one is the most beautiful you’ve ever visited? Love to read your thoughts!

4 Comments / 3 

  1. Nieves - 14th June 2017

    Me han encantado las fotos del centre park, estás guapísima, las flores y los colores son una maravilla, la estatua de Andersen en la que estás sentada, como si leyeras el libro, es muy chula, graciosisimo el movimiento de lanzar la manzana. Todas me encantan.

  2. Fiona - 15th June 2017

    super love for this post and for parks and iconic imagery and that cute photo of you “reading” the book – he he he. The picnic looks super adorable and my (naive!) guess on the flowers would be white azaleas (?!?). I love how you guys are blogging your trip too, keeps me wanting more!! *greedy*

    • We reply...

      ♥ ♥ Azaleas make perfect sense, of course! :) thanks Fee! Hope everything is going great in your beautiful place, is it getting colder? Big hug!

  3. Fiona - 20th June 2017

    Definitely getting cooler but still not uncomfortably cold *knocks on wood* he he! Hope you guys are getting lots of nice warm sunshine!

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