A Trip to Philadelphia

Since I live so close to Philadelphia, I visit it quite often. It’s a wonderful city, full of live and vitality and all kinds of great things like amazing restaurants, museums, history, cool parks, and a city vibe that just can’t be beat. So when Linda and I had free museum tickets, I decided to give my new Droid phone’s camera a go. And I think it delivered quite well.

I didn’t take pictures of lunch but I managed a couple of pictures inside the Academy of Fine Arts before they told me that I was not allowed to take any pictures. It’s a gorgeous building and quite historic in itself. In fact, Linda felt the building was its own piece of art.

After we walked the museum, we decided to stroll around the city.  I love the city and there’s always something going on. I took pictures of city hall, statues, churches, store fronts, and lots more. Someone was having wedding pictures take on Broad Street and I snapped a whole bunch of pictures of that. We came across a Blocktober Fest and everyone looked like they were having fun.  Rittenhouse square was hopping with people and we ended up in a gourmet food shop, DiBruno Brothers, where we bought some NJ Cherry Grove Farms Maidenhead cheese that had been soaked in Flying Fish Beer.  I am sharing some pictures here but if you wanna see all the pictures, visit my Facebook photo gallery.

Inside the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Inside the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The front of the Academy

City Hall

City Hall

Statue in front of City Hall

Bride and Groom on Broad Street

More Bride and Groom on Broad Street

A couple at Rittenhouse Square

The Best Cupcakes in Philadelphia

The people who sold us the best cupcakes in Philadelphia

The coolest Starbucks employee anywhere. You da man!

Street signs with the "rainbow" indicating the gay neighborhoods. Gotta give Philly props for being so gay-friendly.

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