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... to stay with him anyway, as he had so many positive references and 3 vouches, and thought maybe he was just really friendly. When I first met him he was helpful and helped me figure out the subway. I did not beg for him to host me. I mentioned to him that I still hadn't found a host as everyone was full, and he insisted I stay with him. However, his place is about 45 minutes from Times Square, not 15 minutes like his profile says. Also, I did not even unpack my bag so I don't know ...
... soon. Also (almost) in residence is Anna’s girlfriend Rachel, who is studying medicine and stays at the house often.
When we arrived, Julia let us in, gave us a quick tour and let us get settled. Our room was lovely and faced out to the back yard. Anna has the room listed on AirBnB and it was immaculate when we walked in, complete with fresh towels, guide books for the city and a whiteboard with contact numbers and the WiFi ...
On our way to the stairs from Rocky, we passed through the Benjamin Franklin walkway. It was a lovely walk with both sides of the road lined with a flag from each country. There were also yet more statues along the walkway. We eventually made it to the infamous staircase from the Rocky film. Hayley had been going on for days about how she was going to run the stairs from Rocky, and with Jen out of action due to an injured buttock (tee hee) ...
... Steph and Aaron had no idea what we were talking about but happily ran up the steps with us! (Like all the other tourists there!!)
Philadelphia is another great city full of some amazing buildings and architecture. It is known as the City of Murals and has around 3,500 murals painted around the town. A program to help stop graffiti and engage the gifts of kids who would otherwise be defacing the city.
... someone running up the steps. There were old lady's, people in suit's, School Children, traveller's like us and all sorts. There was a group of young men who tried to do the actual run like Rocky but got held up by the traffic on the roundabout. The interesting thing is that if Rocky actually did his run that he did in the film he would have ran about 30 miles.
From there we then headed back into the City and got the Subway back to our station. ...