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We arrived in Philadelphia after a 7 and a half hour coach journey. We immediately followed the ladies instructions that she gave us for getting to the house and somehow ended up on a train instead of a subway. (Only have myself to blame for that one) it took us 45 mins out of the city and then had to get one back. Fun times! When we realised it was the subway we needed we went to buy tickets, there was a lady sat in the ticket booth with a sign saying 'we do not give tickets, ...
... it was gorgeous weather so we walked down Passyunk street and then played tourist. We saw the Liberty Bell, Declaration of Independence, Betsy Ross House, and Italian market and I even got my first water ice (isn't that an oxymoron??). It was really great to catch up with Jamie and spend some time in Philly, finally:)
... The duration of my first flight is 7 hours and 45 minutes and then I have about a 6 hour layover in Frankfurt, Germany before my second flight, leaving at 1:35pm German time, to Ghana. Once in ghana I will be staying in a hotel until the 18th when I start my volunteer experience with Global Crossroads. I'm suuuuuper excited and can't wait to board the plane. I'm hoping to sleep lots, but we'll ...
... should come in useful in the days ahead too. We had our bags searched again and saw a video about the liberty bell, a gift from France and a symbol of freedom that had been photographed alongside Mandela, the Dalai Lama and anti-war protestors during the Vietnam war to name but a few. There is a distinctive crack on the bell, which some have attributed to only partial democracy. Around the corner there are many ...
... her time. Raised as a Quaker, she was expected to just marry and raise children, she learned the trade of upholstery and left that faith. She married and buried two husbands before the age of 30, leaving her with 2 daughters to raise. She remarried and had 5 more daughters. Extremely political, and willing to fight and risk her life for independence, she lived to the age of 84, always a loyal patriot.