― This past weekend was such an eventful one full of summer activities and friends' birthdays! ∙ Today is my boyfriend (Andres)'s birthday -- and this past Saturday I took him kayaking at Pier 66 here in NYC. It's with the Manhattan Kayak Company and they offer various groups - based on experience, length of time, etc. I made a reservation for "Fun In the Sun", which was for beginners, lasting about an hour or two. ∙ We never went kayaking before, but we had an amazing experience! [...].