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After 4 years Nick and I are leaving Philadelphia. It was really sad to say bye to friends we've made here, but we're also really excited to go back to CA! I started this blog so that our friends and families can stay updated on our meandering road trip across the country!
Moving out was a bit messy, but it all eventually got done …
... 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, ...
... a Philly staple. The waitress is an unemployed nurse, who is married to a Phd student from Perth studying in Philly.
We pay the check, leaving the 15-20% tip and join the fast track line. There is no comprehension of the term queue in the US. I have stopped saying it. You line up for the restrooms; you don’t queue for the toilet.
In the line we meet Kevin and Lana. They are up from Virginia for the show. They were also at the The Birchmere. ...
... through the turnstile gates at 1pm and into a world of good family fun. Six Flags is a pretty well run theme park chain and many of the big rides are the same. We hit up a few of the rollercoasters first, but I didn’t really have the stomach for them for some reason. That isn’t to say that we didn’t go on any others, but I didn’t enjoy them as much. The Green Lantern ride was crazy as it was a stand up rollercoaster, but very uncomfortable.
... of Philadelphia. Penn first landed in Philadelphia in 1682.
I continued to walk around taking in the sights. It pretty remarkable to see an old city inside a city reverting to modern architecture. I felt that I had only spent 1 full day walking around Philadelphia that it was sufficient. I had walked from one end of the city to the other and in around so I was pretty happy with what I had seen. I decided that the following day I would go back to Washington DC.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking