Sheraton Wilmington South
Travel Blogs from New Castle
... I couldn't get to Ohio from Portland instead I had to go to Philadelphia to get there. So I stopped off in Philadelphia long enough for a Philly cheese steak roll - surprisingly good considering the ingredients are cheapest cuts of a cow you can get away with calling steak and a liquid version of the plastic cheese you put in burgers. Then I headed off to Akron, ...
... with the journey of the sun across the sky from east to west. As I am too following the sun for as long as possible, it feels good to have this story to accompany me along the way. Eventually my aimlessness found me eating a subway sandwich next to Rodins' sculpture 'The Thinker' - where ironically I too found myself thinking about how my unplanned day had found significance both in people and places. A movie, beer (free!) and ...
... fun. When we got there we sat on an American football field and relaxed for about an hour and then the fireworks began which were just amazing considering this was a local high school. It was really great! It was just really awesome to be there celebrating this holiday on a warm night with a great atmosphere. Everyone really enjoyed it, especially the foreigners who probably enjoy this stuff more than actual Americans!
The rest of the week went by pretty quickly. We ...
... the exact spot where he stood. Also, being there gave me a very strong desire to watch Forrest Gump again for the scene where Jenny wades across the Reflecting Pool.
After the tour I walked all the way back past the Washington Monument and down the National Mall to the National Museum of the American Indian. Since I was starving I had lunch at the Native Foods Cafeteria inside the museum which was pretty cool. It was divided up by region and you could ...
... at Disney World, I would say this could compare to character dining experience for grown ups! When John Adams arrived in Philadelphia in August of 1774, to attend the First Continental Congress, he was greeted by leading citizens and immediately taken to the tavern he would call "the most genteel tavern in America". A few months earlier Paul Revere had ridden up to the tavern with the news of the closing of the port of Boston. For the ...
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