Yoo hoo, UN calling! (266)

First, an apology: the UN is in the East 40s, not 50s. If any of you did go, weeeelllll, it was a nice day for a walk.

Anyway, proof that I hauled my lazy. . . , er, visited the UN, pictures!

The view down 43rd

The view down 43rd

Even tho’ there wasn’t anything particularly fun (protests, arrests, etc.) going on, the General Assembly was still in session, so one could approach the UN site from only a few streets.

It wasn’t a bad thing, however, insofar as this street ended in an overlook and a park. Carved into the stairway leading down from the overlook:

Overused, perhaps, but still not too old

Overused, perhaps, but still not too old

Here’s a nice shot of the city reflected back into the headquarters of the world:

This time, with flags!

Ooo, pretty

Ooo, pretty

I have no idea what was inscribed on these stelae, but they looked cool:

The ball, globe, whatever, is a bit dorky, however

The ball, globe, whatever, is a bit dorky, however

And, of course, the professor in me could not let this go by:

Listen up!

Listen up!

The man knew a thing or two.

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About proftp

I teach political science and bioethics as an adjunct at a CUNY school.
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