Holiday Inn Express King Of Prussia
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... made reservations for Christmas Eve so the major things were done. Of course we wanted to visit the Christmas Markets also and they would be open until 2pm Christmas Eve. By arriving the 21st, we would have time to explore them and catch up on our sleep. So now it has arrived!
We arrived at the airport at 5pm for our 8:15pm flight. A nice surprise was finding out we were entitled to go ...
I had a good sleep in which is always needed working these hours and I was able to watch some tv shows which is always relaxing to me. I went to the gym and just rested which was nice. At about 5pm, Erin and I caught the train into Philadelphia which is about half an hour. We met Stuart, Luke and Forrest who were already in Philly and made our way into the stadium.
The game was really good. The Phillies started off shaky, but they ...
... Eventually sorted same out, returning to Trawna via Reagan International tomorrow but not actually getting to Hamilton until maybe 2000. The checked bag was left at the airport, presumably to be relabeled with the new flights. Do I get a baggage claim receipt? All will be revealed tomorrow. US Airways gave us a voucher for a hotel discount.
The airport Marriott was full so took a cab to the ...
... and put a 'sold' tag on it" in a giant menagerie of furniture! But the costumers were having a great time - minus the one lady who fainted and an ambulance was called. I met Gail, the director, who was in the thick of things and who had just opened the store 9 months earlier. The key to its success, she said, was that energetic atmosphere! She and the staff were awesome, one of them also being an NCCC alum! (and she bought the staff and volunteers pizza at the end of the day!) ...
... about is the side of Philli that comes out at night, not what you see through the day. Walking through the streets on the way back to the hotel we noticed there is a really large homeless population here. Seems such a contrast for a town that has so many tourists and appears to be wealthy. It was very sad to see, we were literally stepping over people sleeping on streets that had been invisible throughout the day. An interesting side to Philadelphia that I would like to explore ...
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