Travel Blogs from Philadelphia
... my pepper spray has not left my side.
But to start back at the beginning...
I caught the shuttle from my hotel to the train station in Pittsburgh. The shuttle driver was very friendly, but she certainly had a lot to say about the Pens game. She is apparently not a fan of either Dan Bylsma, the coach, or Sidney Crosby. I do have to somewhat agree with her on the coach--he really needed to give them a rousing speech or a talking-to ...
... God loves me enough for to be born and live here is so amazing. I never thought I would do it but I almost ran up the same steps as Rocky. Like I said, almost. I walked pretty fast though. I was fun. And it was amazing to see all those OLD people do the same. I also enjoyed touring the United States Mint. ...
... especially if there is a language barrier.
Having said all of this, make sure you are properly prepared for your travels. Here are some general rules:
(1) Leave the "bling" (diamonds, expensive watches, etc.) at home.
(2) Try not to look too "touristy".
(3) Watch how readily you whip out that smart phone (they are very nice "targets" for folks who don't have one
(4) Try to find local transportation ...
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Site Steer Dresses with a flown Dragon ...
... Philly, and everywhere claims to be famous for theirs, or sell the best cheesesteaks in town. The fact of the matter is, unless you've got a month there to sample them all, you're never going to find the 'best'. I sampled 3, pure filthy sandwiches, might try and replicate one at home though nom nom nom!
Another well underestimated tourist site in Philadelphia was Eastern State Penitentiary. Actually built more as a grand piece of ...
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