The clapping, cheering and pointing cameras were obvious clues that the Pope was coming.
Thanks to the Popemobile I was able to see Benedict XVI above the crowd.
For being 81, he really accomplishes a lot. By the way, I love that there's a guy giving the peace sign in the right corner of this shot. I could never have planned that. Just the luck of the camera shutter.
Moving at 4 MPH, the Pope was gone quickly.
I wondered where they would park the Popemobile and now I know. Under a tent outside the Papal Embassy on 72nd Street -- under a big white tent!
They all seemed to be wearing the same olive-colored suits and had similar lapel pins, although I couldn't get close enough to read what the pin said.
I guess the big white tent is not it's NYC home after all. Here you can see the Popemobile pulling out without the Pope inside. Maybe they needed to gas up?
Here's the Popemobile in it's full glory, heading up Madison Avenue after dropping the Pope at his 72nd Street residence.
They were protecting the Pope from all angles on Saturday.
All angles were being watched for the Pope.
The peacefulness of the afternoon was accented by the tulip blossoms on Park Avenue.
Hopeless Love was once the meaning of the yellow tulip and now it commonly symbolizes cheerful thoughts and sunshine. Both are good themes for a sunny Saturday afternoon with the Pope.