Monday, July 25, 2005

Day 46 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Day 46 – 24th July 2005 -5:00 GMT

Phildelphia is a wonderful city and nothing like I expected. It has rows of quaint houses and there are loads trees all around the city, you also find fountains around every corner.

Me in one of the numerous fountains Posted by Picasa

We started this morning by going to see Independence Hall

Independence Hall  Posted by Picasa

Then we visited The Liberty Bell, The Liberty Bell was originally called The State Bell and was made in Whitechapel, England to mark the end of the revolution in the US. After that it was renamed the Liberty Bell and was a symbol of human rights, it inspired the americans during the abolition of slave labour and during womens rights.

The Liberty Bell Posted by Picasa

Jill and I with the Liberty Bell Posted by Picasa

We then walked up Market Street and looked at the City Hall

Philadelphia City Hall Posted by Picasa

then through the JFK Plaza that has a giant love sign

Love at JFK Plaza Posted by Picasa

Just by the JFK Plaza is a giant Clothes Peg ??

A Giant Clothes Peg in Philadelphia Posted by Picasa

We then went onto the Philadelphia Museum of Arts, whose steps were used in the film “Rocky 3”and known as the rocky steps.

Philadelphia Museum of Art and the "Rocky" Steps Posted by Picasa

Me with a view of Philadelphia Posted by Picasa

We then went back to the hotel for a rest for an hour or so. We then walked along the waterfront

Me at the Waterfront Posted by Picasa

where a free concert was being held and we walked around the docks at Penn’s Landing.

A ship at Penn's Landing Posted by Picasa

We then went up South Street where we found an Indian Restaurant “Lovash” which served the best food. Then headed back to the hotel for the night.


Blogger kateyay said...

all the pictures are so pretty!! =)

i love the giant clothes peg thing. so weird! why is it there?! is it that thing they call art? who knows?

7:26 AM  
Blogger Emily Kirkpatrick said...

Ok so what day were you both here? I didn't see dates. I just moved here this week on Thurs. It would have been great to see you but it seems as if you've buggered off already.

Emily Kirkpatrick (James's crazy friend)

1:14 AM  

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