AKA Rittenhouse Square
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... it had and that it used to be the capital. They were very informative and the lady was extremely patriotic about her city. She was disgusted we only chose to spend two days out of the three months there. The man was great, a really funny guy, couldn't do enough for you, the lady quite clearly wore the trousers and was very straight faced and opinionated. Great. She devised a plan for our next day, provided us maps and told us where to go for lunch, we didn't dare do anything ...
... wonderful bits and pieces, all shown alongside illustrations of The Fairytales.
One of the big billed exhibits, is the ‘Soap lady’ whose body is encased in a rare soapy substance better known as grave wax (adipocere), which has something to do with body fat. She’s quite strange, and it’s kinda creepy that she looks like she’s laid with her mouth open as if she’s crying out.
There plenty of other amazing things ...
... at the base.This institution is incredible. After the mandatory bag search, we had lunch in the cafe restaurant (I had a chicken feta wrap and a muffin) and then made our way to the temporary exhibition about impressionism. I must say that this may well be the finest exhibition I have ever seen! The focus was on Paul Duerand-Ruel, an art collector who the art world owes a great deal to. It is thanks to him ...
... Bird in the Hand". My wife, Sandy, ate there many (many) years ago with her first husband. It was then a local Mom & Pop restaurant. It may still be, but it has completely modernized and looks more like a franchise. But Sandy thought the food was still authentic. It was good. Leaving Amish country, we headed for Philadelphia but ran into Valley Forge on the way. Why not? We got off the freeway and entered that sacred ground, but I talked ...
... to let them go before me, or change places in line.
After a few more minutes wait, I was at the front of the line, and next to go to the window, if people stop cutting in line. With the frustrated couple behind me, I want to do the right thing, but I certainly don't want to upset the security agents walking around the room. I can't risk not getting my passport, so I decided I had to be selfish about this. As the family finishes ...