Earth Hour in the Big Apple

Earth Hour has just come and gone in New York, and I spent it by lamplight on the rooftops overlooking the city. How much fun it would have been to be able to say that this was a photo of the city during Earth Hour…

…rather than a great example of incorrect exposure. In reality, it looked more like this:

Just before Earth Hour

Earth Hour

There’s no point naming and shaming, mainly because I don’t know the name of the building on the far right, but that’s a lot of ‘essential’ lighting for one building. The neon advertising in Times Square also apparently constitutes essential lighting. Still, it was nice to see a large part of the city dimming out for the hour.

During Earth Hour

After Earth Hour

How did you spend your Earth Hour? xxx

About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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2 Responses to Earth Hour in the Big Apple

  1. Magic or not – the first one is amazing

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