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My alarm went off at 6am and I was glad that I arrived home before 10pm last night. I packed my suitcase and caught a cab to the airport. It was now 7am and the city was getting busy as it was the beginning of the morning rush hour.
I checked into the customs area and I was good to go to my departure gate. The flight was running late and I plenty of time to get some food and drink. The flight to Singapore took about 8 hours
... the inner workings of the incline.
I met an interesting local who was also volunteering for the day who has invited me round for a traditional dinner tonight. I am looking forward to meeting the locals with him as they love the Detroit flyers and were impressed with me going to the game.
I hope it's not going to be too late a night as I am up early tomorrow for my flights home..
Day 4 Mt. Washington
I woke late this morning and had a buffet breakfast and decided to explore some of the local sights of Pittsburgh. No visit to Pittsburgh is complete without a ride on one of the restored 1800s inclines (a type of tram) to the top of Mt. Washington just across the river from ...
... is reached by a series of 28 stairs which are modelled after the Scala Sancta in Rome. To reach the altar you must ascend the stairs on your knees and say a different prayer on each step. This is one of only four churches in the world with holy stairs. Now back to the food, we had home-made Italian meats (Parma Sausage), hummus (Labad's), a pepperoni roll (Sunseri's), biscotti (Enrico Biscotti), mele (Colangelo's) and savoury pierogis (S&D Polish Deli). All of the food was ...
... with God's help of course.
I invite you to follow along as we make the long trek to Kenya, through Kenya and then back home. Of course, we will include pictures and I may even have some guest bloggers, for my family is made up of many excellent writers. Even though I have been to Kenya many times, I know this trip will be like none other. I can't wait to share this unique experience with you.
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