Travel pics: 9/11 Memorial

As part of our annual Thanksgiving trip to New York City, we decided to take in the recently opened 9/11 Memorial at the site of the former World Trade Center towers. Given how Americans have tended to treat anything related to the event, the memorial could have been something garish and over-the-top. But to their credit, the designers of the memorial came up with something very understated (and I mean that in a good way) and very tasteful. Well done, folks, well done.