3:36 AM in a City that Never Sleeps
It started with a fire alarm: "This is a fire emergency. Please evacuate the hotel."
After hurriedly dressing, I left my room, and that's when the real fun began.
The Capital Hilton is a large hotel, with floors comprised of orthogonal hallways. Wending my way through the maze, I turned a corner to see this:
That's water seeping out under the door. A hotel security guy knocked on the door to no response, but when he used his key card, the person inside began pounding on the door in a rage.
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