Travel Blogs from Wayne
... to the art museum, and I was looking forward to running up the steps like Rocky, but they were closed to set up for a concert next week. At Tracy's recommendation, I went to a place called the Reading Terminal Market, which was very similar to the Milwaukee public market that I wrote about while I was there, only the Philadelphia version was a lot bigger and a lot busier. I got a sandwich from a stand that ...
... I had to go big. So big that I inevitably fell asleep on a couch in a first year's room. My mate was not happy that I was ruining the reputation of Brits abroad.
... went to a pub named ferries for dinner and a drink. After dinner, we went to a wine bar called zavino for wine and were shouted cocktails by the bartender because he loved the accent! On the 16th we went to the other side if the city down to the historic/waterfront district to see the Delaware river and Penn landing. On our way back, we went to the independence visitors centre and had a look at Benjamin franklins impact on Philadelphia and America as a whole. (He is buried here) that ...
... of all of this, although, sadly, not all are very clear and certainly don't really do justice to what we saw. The icebergs were actually quite large, as they were easily seen from 35,000 feet.
Overall, it was a very good trip back to Philadelphia, although three flights made for a long day. In addition, upon arrival in Philly we soon realized that Sue and SteveB's bags did ...
... my current boots as they have always been comfortable and never given me one blister) cameras (I'm going to take my Nikon despite its weight, Chris a small digital) and sticks (we don't think we'll need trekking sticks but maybe a walking stick or pole one we get there).
We now begin the outfitting and early condition training. By the end of February we hope to lock done the travel itinerary.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center