Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East
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... exhibit on another trip - and today was the day. It did remind me of our trip with Maui as one of the last places we took her. :-( as she came with Zach and me to visit my parents. Of course, that was also our last trip to their house outside Pinehurst. Given Maui no longer with us and parents sold their house, really glad we took the time for that vacation/road trip. Anyhow, the inside exhibits are free. While the place is relatively small, it is packed ...
... photograph this city properly. I actually have visited this city many times--sometimes wandering along the river during a long bus layover... sometimes coming with the family... sometimes looking for work or running errands. Now I'm here to strictly explore the city, nothing more, nothing less. The first thing that strikes me about downtown is the ecclectic mix of architecture. It seems downtown Harrisburg has never had a full makeover, rather it's been rebuilt a building here ...
... I suddenly find myself in a very generic, peaceful middle class suburb... feels far, far detached from the industrial decay and ghetto feel of the riverside below... Highspire wasn't all that inspiring back in 2007--nor is it today. there is a nice shady gazebo where I can take a rest before continuing on my long, sun-scorched stretch past the airport and on to Middletown. Here I think I'm ready to call it a ...
... than reuse them and then turn precious farmland into new industrial zones. But today I notices that parts of this steelworks plant are still in use, even though the whole complex is looking in dire need of repair--in fact, I actually do see some work being done on it... So maybe there is hope that that "slash and burn" approach to urban/industrial expansion might come to an end... And there's some work being done to restore Steelton's Main Street. So ...
... Street. The idea is that they'll absorb rainwater from the street rather than having it just go down the rain. And finally... I reach the Mighty Susquehanna... the skyline of Harrisburg on the other side... The kilometer long bridge... I'm finally headed for the "big city", after weeks of small towns, forest and ...
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