Alva Hotel and Restaurant

Address: 19 S Fourth St, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101, United States | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 19 S Fourth St, Harrisburg, is near National Civil War Museum, Troegs Brewing Company, City Island, and Appalachian Brewing Company.
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Travel Blogs from Harrisburg

The Big Plane Ride

A travel blog entry by hollynjym on Jan 09, 2015

It was Jordan and Rachel’s first time flying today. The flights on United left Harrisburg at 8
with a layover in Washington Dulles and arriving in Orlando at 12:30am. It was a late night but the kids LOVED flying
including Rachel who had several complete ...

Post-visit: The Indian School Cemetery

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Jul 30, 2014

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... War and the Iraq Wars. During this time America limited itself to smale scale operations like Grenada and Panama... and humanitarian missions like in Somalia and Haiti. I suddenly feel a nostalgia for that time in our history... the time of my childhood and youth when, after our Vietnam debacle, Americans simply lost interest in doing full scale invasions and occupations. Wish that era had lasted a lot longer... I head outside, where there's a mile long ...

Post-visit : Back to my old home

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Jul 20, 2014

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... warning of the evils of taking your kids trick or treating. Inside are books, pamphlets, tracts that basically demonize every belief, religion and demonination different from theirs. Quite a contrast with the inclusive vibe I sensed in nearby Shiremanstown. Now that I've explored so many Main Streets in the region, I must say Mechanicsburg Main Street seems even worse than I remember it. Immediately behind Main ...

Post-visit: A Suburb Utopia?

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Jul 20, 2014

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... many people will want to live here?

"Actually house prices are pretty stable here--we have an oil storage facility nearby. That scares some people away and keeps the home prices from going too high"

We chat some more--she kindly offers to run home again and bring me some hot chocolate, which I much appreciate. She tells me of her daughters travels and adventures in Africa and China... I play a couple songs, and give her granddaughter a quick guitar lesson...
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Postvisit: A sunrise or a sunset?

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Jul 04, 2014

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... back to my car to make sure I don't meet up with him again.

I'm not quite feeling so courageous and proud of myself for having "explored the ghettos" of Harrisburg. I was lucky--that little episode could've ended much differently. I might want to remember this experience next time I'm tempted to explore an American urban ghetto.

Strange. In the 80 countries I've visited, no one's ever threatened me with "you'll never make it out of here alive!"--only in my own ...

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