I have been travelling and experiencing a lot of things but I wanted to share about my travels to Philadelphia and New Jersey.
Towards the end of June I travelled to Philadelphia alone. I did and saw a lot of things during my stay in the city. The people I met were very friendly. Some were kind enough to show me their favourite places and told me about the history of the city. I took tours from the Independence Hall, the Barnes Foundation Museum the American Jewish History Museum ( which was very sad but good to learn about ). I saw the Liberty Bell, went down to Penn’s Landing (waterfront ) I got to see the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which ws really beautiful. Prior going to Philadelphia I was told numerous times to try the city’s famous food : the Cheesesteak, and I did at Jim’s Steak. And it tasted delicious :-)!
I also went to church on Sunday, I believe it is the oldest church in the city if I’m not mistaken; The Christ Church. Same day I was going to atend a talk at the Philadelphia Museum of Art but the power was out and we ended going to the Barnes Foundation and thoroughly enjoyed it. So, I only took pictures on/of the famous Rocky Steps. It was my last stop of the trip there.
This past weekend my friends and I went to Atlantic City in New Jersey. We had lots of fun at the beach. Though the water was very cold for me, since I’m used to warm beaches back home. But it was a good experience and a very fun awesome trip.
-Lettie Mabaso from South Africa.