Residence Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center
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Offering views of Pittsburgh's iconic East End, the Residence Inn offers all the amenities one could need when visiting the Steel City. From hot breakfast to an amazing patio, the Residence Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center is the place to stay. The hotel is a short drive (about 5 minutes) from the medical and education hub of Oakland and about ten minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
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I invite you to follow along as we make the long trek to Kenya, through Kenya and then back home. Of course, we will include pictures and I may even have some guest bloggers, for my family is made up of many excellent writers. Even though I have been to Kenya many times, I know this trip will be like none other. I can't wait to share this unique experience with you.