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... use this to explore under our own steam. By now it's 12:30pm and lunch is needed, we head to the food mall for a Philli Steak and Cheese. Lovely it was, and again as with everywhere they except the good old Post Office's pre paid MasterCard. Next it's onto Macy's and Julie's handbag hunt, 18 months she has been planning this purchase and as luck would have it as soon as we enter the handbag department there it is on the ...
... we came across Jims Steak house, famous for its Cheesesteaks with visitors like Kobe Bryant and Densel Washington. Certainly worth trying, the Philly cheesesteak was incredible and just what we needed after a long walk round the city in the single figure temperatures. After dinner at Jims we walked back to the hostel around 6pm where we booked our greyhound for the ride to New York! And there we called it a ...
... onto the river.
We saw New Jersey again!
A few sailing boats and speed boats accompanied us on the river.
After approx 20 mins we returned to the ramp to resume with Father duck on the road.
All up the tour took 80 mins and it was well worth it, as a novel way of seeing the city and hearing stories.
Paul wanted to stretch his legs so ...
... injured, captured or died, and most astoundingly about 25% of (white) adult males in the American south died during the Civil war. The Liberty Bell was pretty interesting and since most bells made in that period were made with a mixture of a few different metals they were actually quite brittle, meaning that it's not all that surprising that the Liberty Bell cracked.
Day two in Philadelphia I went to the National American Jewish ...
... where we ate our body weight in samples of cheeses, salamis and olives (I think my dad would die and go to heaven in this shop!). And to round off my day, I ate the obligatory Philly cheese steak which was scrumptious! A rather lovely few days spent with the Kents.
Now on to lovely Ainsley. She has been wonderful hosting me, considering that she is incredibly busy right now with pre-season training and getting herself ready to head ...