Last weekend, I traversed the Brooklyn Bridge with students and group leaders. What is involved in crossing the Brooklyn Bridge? Keep scrolling to find out!
Well, first it’s finding it. It only took us about 15 minutes or so of wandering around Brooklyn before we found the pedestrian entrance to the bridge. [Brooklyn is pretty!]
Second, there is a ton of people – if you stop to take a picture, you have to position yourself wisely to keep yourself from being trampled by the masses.
Third, there is a bike lane. This is right next to the pedestrian lane. Only a four inch painted line separates the two lanes. Due to the crowd of people, it is so tempting to meander into the bike lane; … Continue reading
Fourth, it is very picturesque, BUT you have to watch out for point #2 and point #3.
Fifth, everyone and their mom crosses the Brooklyn Bridge, so you can see many different people from other countries. [Okay, so I realize he’s probably from Brooklyn, but you get the point!]
Sixth, you run into random people on the bridge, like a man with a snake who will let you hold his large snake for a small fee.