Statue of Liberty and Mini Bus

Topics: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Minibus Pages: 2 (550 words) Published: December 30, 2012
Write a brief article for a website of your choice telling your readers about an interesting or unusual journey or travel experience you have had. Explain why it was memorable.

My memorable journey took place on July the 31th 2010. It was during the summer holidays when my family visited Canada to see our cousins. However, this event occurred in America, and in one of the busiest cities in the world. We had all travelled, for the past two days, in a mini bus from Canada to America. My aunt recommended us to go to America on a tour, as we could see far more attractions than that in Canada. The bus had a very warm and pleasant mood as we had seen enjoyed our short but pleasant, trip thoroughly. From the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty we not only had the pleasure of seeing some of the greatest tourist attractions in the world but also spending time who began as strangers but now very close friends. This lively feeling was short lived as my most ‘memorable moment’ happened during our journey back home. The bus was filled with cultural music and we were all eating away at the traditional American cheese burgers with fries. This peaceful and friendly atmosphere was soon disturbed by a large burst and tilting movement of the coach. We all looked on ahead with our stuffed mouths waiting upon the news of what was going on. We were informed that the tyres had burst and, in no other than one of the busiest places in the world. New York City. As you can tell no one was terribly pleased by our instant stop in the middle of the road. With a chorus of horns and a lot of yelling the situation soon escalated to a full on traffic jam. Momentarily after the never ending chorus of horns we decided that all the men and young boys would push the stationary vehicle onto the sidewalk where they would have to repair the broken tyres. The older men all silently groaned while we children all looked smug and happy that we were chosen to help in such a serious event....
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