Drove down to Pittsburgh today for lunch with Shannon and Brandi as it would be the only time Bec would see Brandi while she was home. Had s great lunch at the Lounge Bar in Cranberry, to the usual burgers and fries.
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Our long trip has been extended due to the sadness of a disaster on the tracks up ahead. As we came into Latrobe Pennsylvania we were instructed that the train had to lay up due to incident of a suicide on the tracks further ahead in Greensburg Pennsylvania. Such a sad thing to happen to a family this time of year. Train has been stationary now for over one and half hours with no sure timeframe as to when it will be allowed to depart. So sad. Once we finally g...
Had a great time in Philly, but this place truly needs at least a week to see even a fraction of what this place has to offer. Rail transport, or the Amtrak is big time in the US, tons of people travel this way in relative comfort compared to what we do in OZ. Cost of train travel is relatively inexpensive too.
Philadelphia just delivers when it comes to history, this is where America was born, first with the Declaration of Independence and articles, and then the Constitution creation and signing. We took the tour through Independence Hall to see where the discussions and votes had been taken from the 13 independent states. The rest of the day we cruised around the Old City and the narrow streets of the 1700's. After the big night out last night watching the Youngsto...
A beautiful day today of 15 so huge temp difference from the last week. Philadelphia is such a beautiful city, and of course the home of the bell and creation and signing of their constitution.