Super 8 Mars / Cranberry / Pittsburgh
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My alarm went off at 6am and I was glad that I arrived home before 10pm last night. I packed my suitcase and caught a cab to the airport. It was now 7am and the city was getting busy as it was the beginning of the morning rush hour.
I checked into the customs area and I was good to go to my departure gate. The flight was running late and I plenty of time to get some food and drink. The flight to Singapore took about 8 hours
... particular railway has served the residents and businesses of the Duquesne
Heights and Mount Washington sections of Pittsburgh. From the cars there are
great view out over the city.
By restoring and Utilizing two original 1877 cable cars, the Duquesne Incline is a working museum, with the upper station providing photos and displays on the history of the incline. Visitors can ...
... to join a walking tour which would have been a great way to burn some calories but alas it was a food tour. The Strip District was home to many mills and factories during the 19th century owing to the nearby Allegheny River providing easy access for river transportation of the goods. As such, many immigrants (particularly European) opened restaurants and grocery stores to service those workers. By the the early 20th century, the area was the economic hub of Pittsburgh but ...
... or next year. I must seize the moment now or risk losing the window of opportunity altogether.
I have longer layovers than usual on this trip and for the first time in a long time, I don't have any big projects to work on. I plan on doing a lot of reading and evaluations of some manuscripts people have sent me. Other than that, this is a trip where I am devoting myself to showing my family a ...
... part of the Lincoln Highway which goes all the way from San Francisco to New York City. Parts of the route we took was also along the route that the Confederates took to get to that fateful battle in Gettysburg. That night the Country Music Awards was on tv...and lol! Some of the songs we recognised as we'd heard them on the radio. Our plans to do a segway tour on Thursday was stymied by the weather....rain. So, no images of me face ...
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