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Forest Bathing in Central Park

Any day is good for a walk in nature known as Shinrin-yoku, also called "forest bathing," but on Friday in New York City, the opportunity was particularly welcome. In the morning, the subway system went awry after a ConEd power loss inside a station at Seventh Avenue at W. 53rd Street (NY1 story), leading to massive frustration with the city’s mass transit system. Trains were delayed, and some lines were cancelled for a time. There was a lot of drama underground.

Above ground, the spring temperatures were mild. The day was overcast, with intermittent drizzle, and the tops of tall buildings were enshrouded in fog. It was a good day for museum visiting, though the drizzly conditions closed the Rooftop of the Met. It was an excellent day for a walk in Central Park, especially as many of the trains weren’t going anywhere and the flowering trees were in bloom.

A walk from the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the east side of the park to the American Museum of Natural History on the …

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