7/22/12

honeymoon - part III

On our last day in New York, we headed about 40 min north of the city to Tarrytown (AKA Sleepy Hollow) in the Hudson River Valley. Tarrytown is where Washington Irving, who wrote The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, is from. Didn't get a chance to see his home, but hear it's a cute little spot. 

What we did see is the Rockefellers' summer home, Kykuit, which is perched on probably the highest point of the town. It has a breathtaking view of the valley that I tried my best to drink up fully.

 

Sleepy Hollow
Philipsburg Manor - a 17th century Dutch-style manor house, barn and gristmill.

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Wow, it's such a dramatic and atmospheric place.

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