Le Meridien Philadelphia
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The sun is up. Philly is far from a distance. I am heading toward city center for that big famous bell - Liberty Bell that is. Okay, you might ask..."I thought you are following Ben's foot steps"...but yes I am. Ben was there. Benjamin Franklin, one of the U.S. Founding Fathers, left his marks all over this city. The way there, I get to see the …
Train to Union Station in the morning, where we had breakfast. It was a short walk from there to the bus station for Mega Bus, which was taking us to Philadelphia today. We underestimated how quickly we could walk there with all our bags and only made the bus with a couple of minutes to spare! There was only a couple of seats left on this double …
... The taxi driver I ended up getting had been dropping someone else off (and had therefore not been in the line to pick up new passengers), but he told me he would get me where I needed to go.
As it turns out, it was a bit of an adventure trying to leave the station, as the other taxi drivers had noticed that my taxi driver hadn't been in line and were angry with him. After two minutes of shouting back and forth with one of the other drivers, ...
... all be so different. The thirteen states
could very well be thirteen different countries.
A visit to rest of the Historic Park, a World Heritage Site, with the Independence
Hall as the centrepiece was highly educational. We saw the world-famous
(cracked!) Liberty Bell and learned more than we ever wanted to know about
But we did all that last time. So, on this ...
... I was going to hitch out of Philly but sometimes you have to improvise-have a Plan B. At least in my past experience for these few days in the city it didn't look promising I would be able to hitch out. Meeting the Delaware River Port Authority police didn't convince me to try it for much longer either. As the old saying goes "Will ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Meridien Philadelphia
The room was clean, fresh and modern. My room came with the view of the City Hall. Hotel is a walking distance from all major attractions.
Staff was friendly and helpful. I truely felt like home from home.
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