Saturday, May 27, 2006

Dear's Graduation

I went to the United States during May 15-29 to attend Dear's graduation ceremony on May 20 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. After the ceremony, we went to New York City for 2 days and Las Vegas for 3 days.

Las Vegas

Italian ice cream at the Venetian

Dear enjoys playing guitar freaks at Gameworks, near New York-New York Hotel.

Lion fish at Shark Reef

Shark Reef at the Mandalay Bay Resort

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

New York City

Other great paintings

Dear's shirt matches the paintings.

"Water Lilies" by Claude Monet.

Outstanding sculpture

Modern and Contemporary Art

Kanin Ramasoot, "Self-portrait", 2006.

"Mandolin, Fruit Basket, Bottle and Cake", by Pablo Picasso.

"The Siesta" by Paul Gauguin.

"Vase of Roses" by Vincent Van Gogh.

Dear admires painting of Van Gogh.

European Paintings

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cleopatra's Needle at Central Park

We walk through Central Park to get to the museum.

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

The steak was so good that we forgot to take a shot before we eat. This is what's left during.

We have early dinner at Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn. Established since 1887, Peter Luger has been rated New York No. 1 Steak House for more than 22 years in a row.

Donald Trump said "You're fired!" at this building.

Cannot remember the name of this building.

New York Stock Exchange

A Timeline on September 11, 2001 is shown at Ground Zero.

World Trade Center Site - Ground Zero

Madison Square Garden Theatre

Sunday, May 21, 2006

We watch the famous musical show "Mamma Mia!" at Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre at Broadway.

Dear stands in front of the Church of Scientology, which belongs to the new religion Tom Cruise is talking about.

The 9th Avenue is temporarily closed today. People can stroll along the street buying food and drinks.

Delicious fried ice cream at Wondee restaurant.

Dear is very happy eating at Wondee Restaurant at 53th Street and 9th Avenue, New York City.

Saturday, May 20, 2006