Despite living on the east coast for eight years, I’ve never been to Philadelphia, so I decided to drive up there this past weekend and visit Moira, one of my friends from LSE.
The first thing we did was eat a cheesesteak from Dalessandro’s. I forgot to take a picture of it, but it was gigantic and very delicious. After devouring our cheesesteaks, we toured some of Philly’s famous sites.
Rocky statue near the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Kids running up the Rocky steps
American pose in front of Independence Hall
Elfreth’s Alley, one of the oldest continuously inhabited residential streets in the U.S.
Kind of odd to see someone flying the Union Jack…
After walking around the city for a few hours we had a few pints at the Dark Horse, a great pub in the Society Hill neighborhood. It reminded me a lot of some pubs we frequented back in London.
On Sunday afternoon we saw the Phillies destroy the Cardinals 9-2.
We are wearing leis because it was Shane Victorino day.
I had a great time up there and would definitely go again. Plus, I was seriously craving a cheesesteak all day today so I might have to run up there just to have another one.