Northern Motor Lodge
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... castle" / former convent that our great friends the Barschows own. It is such a remarkable building in excellent shape. A told me that before they bought it, it was owned by a contractor who had a penchant for restoration, and that's why it looks so amazing now. The Bs were so incredibly gracious and had the kitchen stocked to the brim, so we could not help but eat conveniently at home much of the time we were there. On Saturday morning, ...
... Capital of the United States then moved to Washington.
We then walked to Christ Church Burial Ground. This is where Benjamin Franklin and 4 other signers of The Declaration of Independence are buried.
After this we grabbed a quick bit to eat and were off to meet our tour guide Jason. He took us all through the city and was very knowledgeable on the history of Philadelphia. As he should be, he lives in West Philadelphia born and raised. ...
... did we learn?
The key points include:
1. John likes a high travelling pace in which we get to see a lot of things. Terrie is warming to the idea but likes to have time outs now and then, such as the Goa Yoga retreat. In this trip we visited:
- 8 countries
- 2 of the world’s leading trekking routes
- 6 National Parks to see great wildlife
- 4 beach resorts
- 17 ...
... the rooms ready, made door signs, decorated our halls so they had a theme, (ours was a beach theme) and prepared linens for international campers. The jobs sound easy but they can take hours!!! We were able to go to the mall a couple of times, out to bars to watch the NBA Finals on two nights, we went bowling, had ice cream and a night out with all campuses for one last hurrah before the kids arrived at South Street in Philadelphia. We also spent an afternoon with ...
... another cute park with a Carasoul (yep, i rode it) and a crazy looking jungle gym playground and a fountain. At this point we were tired of walking, so eventually we headed back to the car garage, saying Adios to the City of Brotherly Love. Seriously, that's what it's callled.