Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
Travel Blogs from Philadelphia
... they had my bag - they did, thank god! I have never been so scared in my life. Right now, I am sat with a girl from Canada, a girl from Cali and a guy from Ireland - travelling is so amazing. I am having the time of my life, and although I feel bad saying this, with how I feel at the moment, I do not want to come home any time soon. Other than my dramatic evening yesterday, I have completely fallen for this place. Now for a 5 hour train. Goodbye Philadelphia, hello Boston ...
... historical books, including notebooks kept by Lewis and Clark.
Next we went to the Second Bank of the United States. It was completed in 1824 and was modeled after the Parthenon in Greece. It was designed by William Strickland who created many buildings in Philadelphia. The bank was only open for about 20 years before being shut down. Today it is a portrait gallery. In front of it stand a statue of Robert Morris, he was the many who owned ...
... The taxi driver I ended up getting had been dropping someone else off (and had therefore not been in the line to pick up new passengers), but he told me he would get me where I needed to go.
As it turns out, it was a bit of an adventure trying to leave the station, as the other taxi drivers had noticed that my taxi driver hadn't been in line and were angry with him. After two minutes of shouting back and forth with one of the other drivers, ...
... Perhaps it is unfair to say
that the subtext of the museum is that people will enjoy liberty by coming to
America and the American version of liberty.
But the museum was interesting and much of the message is pretty
universal. Was I inspired after the
visit? Perhaps for a few minutes until I
starting thinking about where to go next.
Where I went to next was the Powel House. Samuel Powel ...
This boutique, luxury hotel was right in Philly's Central City. We loved the ultra modern and eco-friendly decor. We were treated very well with an early 10:30AM check-in, two free drink vouchers, and VIP goodies in the room. The hotel also had a daily wine tasting, which I tool advantage ...
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