Category Archives: Urban Trekking

Left Bank Shooting

Sunday was a blast! A friend and I met up and walked from Newport to Hoboken. The sun was shining with only a slightly-too-chilly wind. Because the day was so gorgeous, so full of opportunity, he had asked if I wanted to accompany him on the day trip. Of course! Despite a late and somewhat upsettingly emotional night out drinking in the West Village, I figured a walk outdoors in good company would set me right. Good choice.

We’re shooting with a Leica.


Hoboken Street Corner

Toward the latter half of the day, we met up with 2 others and headed over to an incredibly picturesque abandoned building in Jersey City. With the setting sun, the light was just right.

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Biking Staten Island

Last weekend I rode my bicycle through Staten Island. It was fun. The ultimate destination was back home, though. The route I actually mapped was a circuit, connecting:

  1. My apartment
  2. The temporary Bayonne Bridge shuttle bus from downtown Bayonne to …
  3. The shuttle endpoint in Elm Park on Staten Island
  4. Clove Lakes Park
  5. The Staten Island Expressway!
  6. Fort Wadsworth near the Verrazano–Narrows suspension bridge
  7. South Beach Boardwalk
  8. The Staten Island Ferry
  9. Financial District and Wall Street
  10. World Financial Center
  11. Paulus Hook in Jersey City, taking the Light Rail to …
  12. 45th Street in Bayonne
  13. My apartment

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