IMG_3672-2Location, location, location.  Add in a lot of class, over-the-top amenities, art, excellent service, and some bling and you’ve got a pretty good idea of what this great hotel in the middle of the Big Apple has to offer.  Kongo and Mrs. Kongo stayed here five nights the week after Thanksgiving and met up with Mrs. Kongo’s brother and sister-in-law who stayed at a nearby hotel.  This was their first visit to New York so everything had to be perfect.  Which, of course, it was.

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This week’s travel theme is “new” and what better way to start the New Year than with four new monkeys that joined Kongo’s troop Christmas Day?  From left to right are Bongo, Mooch, Caipora, and Jungle.  They actually came in wrapped in a big binder as a clever takeout on one of Kongo’s earlier blogs titled “Binders Full of Monkey,” which was a parody Kongo did on one of the presidential debates in October.

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures

Kongo did a lot in 2012.  More than 250,000 air miles, two trips to Europe, two visits to […]