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Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Dilworth Park - outside City Hall. The fountain, open in the warmer months, transforms into an ice skating rink each winter. Husband and I went away with LQ (our friend visiting from Hong Kong) for Memorial Day weekend to Philadelphia. "Clothespin" is a weathering steel sculpture, by Claes Oldenburg. Saturday – May 28 We took… Continue reading Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

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Our trip to Boston (Nov 20-22)

Amtrak route - NYC to Boston I always wanted to visit Boston, especially after we went to New Haven. I knew I just had to go to the home of Harvard. Husband also wanted to visit Boston because our best man and his girlfriend had recently moved there (to work at Harvard, actually). We caught… Continue reading Our trip to Boston (Nov 20-22)

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New York to Montreal – Amtrak Adirondack Adventure

I was really excited to go to Montreal. I had never been to Canada so this trip would help me tick off the country. I heard it was a mini-France and I was excited to eat as many croissants as I could. I read in my Lonely Planet guidebook that it was a foodie haven.… Continue reading New York to Montreal – Amtrak Adirondack Adventure