Brandywine River Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chadds Ford
... a shooting star briefly arced overhead.
As we approached Pier 88, the ship seemed to stop for about ten minutes. I had descended to the Waterfront on deck 8, starboard side. We started moving again and slowly crept into our berth across from the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. I returned to my cabin, reset my alarm for 8:15, and went back to sleep.
Sometime before 7 am, Julie the Cruise Director started making ...
... themselves upon while taking in all the wonderful architecture around them. Within the confines of the yard, the inner walls of City Hall was almost as miraculous as the outside. Six or seven stories of windows and columns and small statues surrounded us from all directions, looking down upon us sternly. A giant compass of gold, white, and black was paint on the floor. I had read that there once was a bronze compass sitting upon the grounds ...
Travelers often visit museums, or musea, as we travelers put it who know that datum is the singular of data, and vacuum is the singular of vacuous.
Of course not all travelers visit museums. The ones who send travel blogs to me, for example. These are people who seem to prefer seeing interesting things in beautiful places. They spend a lot of time outdoors. I don't know how the hell they got to be me my relatives.
But in the unlikely event you or anyone ...
... attached to the clock to sound the hours.
The Liberty Bell was rung to call the Assembly together and to summon people together for special announcements and events. The Liberty Bell tolled frequently. Among the more historically important occasions, it tolled when Benjamin Franklin was sent to England to address Colonial grievances, it tolled when King George III ascended to the throne in 1761, and it tolled to call together the people of Philadelphia to discuss ...
We'd finally decided at the end of August that it was time for our Chadds Ford home of eight years to go. We still hadn’t finished fixing the damage caused by the severe winter snow storms and the season was again fast approaching. A few months earlier, a local real estate agent had more or less told us not to waste our time – even if we were prepared to put the house up for sale at a ludicrously low price, it probably still wouldn’t sell for months if ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility