Residence Inn Philadelphia Valley Forge
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... my laptop. It is about 250 GB, luckily USB 3.0 but still takes about 45 minutes. I don't get out until about 1700h so my plans to go for a city tour are kiboshed.
I spend the evening working on the footage, preparing it to be presented for offlining to the surgeon, synchronizing the 2 cameras is a nightmare as there isn't any audio on the jib camera, and we never got a clapper in to give me a visual cue.
I pop over to a pub across the street
... vendor selling smoothies and fruit salads, but I was hungry and couldn't pass up the opportunity for fresh fruit. So I bought myself a fruit salad and a lemonade smoothie. Both were surprisingly good, though she packed so much fruit into my salad that half of it ended up on the ground when I opened it. I suppose there's no way I could have eaten all of it anyway; it was huge.
After eating, I went to get in line for the Liberty Bell. I once more squeaked ...
... many years, but during the Revolution and the years leading up to it, it was also the site of the 1st and 2nd Continental Congress, as well as the Constitutional Convention. Here the Declaration of Independence was signed, the Revolution directed, and the US Constitution created. It was a hollowed moment I found myself in, walking in the birthplace of the United States.
After this, we went to the Bourse, an ...
This was a short driving day today. It was only about 2 hours from where we stopped on Thursday evening to Sheila's brother's house outside of Philadelphia. On the way, we did a little shopping at the King of Prussia Mall, which claims to be the largest amount of retail space of any mall in America.
After arriving at their house, Sheila's brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Anne, took us to Valley ...
... I tried to get access to the observation deck at Philadelphia's City Hall, but they had all sold out that day. Undeterred, I decided to have a look at Drexel University's Academy of Natural Sciences, which is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. The exhibits featuring mostly stuffed animals impressed me. Following that, I returned to 30th Street Station to depart Philly for the Big Apple.
As short as it was, ...