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A stop at Battery Park allowed us to stretch our legs a bit and catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island off in the hazy distance. Our biggest disappointment was not getting to stop at Ground Zero. We did see the magnificent 104-story One World Trade Center, also called the Freedom Tower, built on the site of ...
... of the road just right for lunch at the tail gate cafe. Lovely spot surrounded by autumn leaves.
Happened upon a 9/11 Memorial called Garden of Reflection which was for the people killed in the 9/11 tragedy in New York, Pentagon and the plane crash in Shanksville. It was another well designed memorial - nothing flashy, quite simple with each element having meaning.
Most of the trip to Philadelphia was on 3 or 4 lane highway with just the ...
... br> After we had had enough of the hammocks and was feeling a little sea sick we went to see the Liberty Bell, which is an iconic symbol in American Independence. It was free to go into the museum and see it, which explained the huge queue outside! We didn't mind waiting and it went really fast as it was only a small museum. The bell is at low level so you can stand right by it. It's pretty impressive but couldn't get great photos as there were loads of people! After ...
... great deal to me. The last time I saw her was 14 years ago, when Mal and I came to visit, back in our child-free days.
We spent a lovely day, soaking in the sunshine, and desperately trying to adjust our body clocks. Apart from a couple of outings (quite a big deal for us still, with driving on the 'wrong side' and all), we just hung out on the patio, and shared stories. Patti's grandchildren came to spend the day as ...
... while Grandpa did what Grandpa does best...took a nap!!! It had been an early day.
Laura showed up about 4:30 and we headed to dinner. We went into the City Center to a place called Pub and Kitchen. Nice brew pub with a great selection of beers and food. Laura said it's always written up as one of the top restaurants in Philly. Very laid back atmosphere. Laura and I shared some oysters on the half ...