My final day in Philadelphia with farewells and a trip analysis. You also find links to the other tour days.
The tour looks at the Founding Father and the Constitution and later attends a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
A different view of Philadelphia's Old City and a little free time.
This is the third day's post about my Road Scholar Signature City Philadelphia adventure. It featured a walk up South Broad Street - Avenue of the Arts - toward Philadelphia's gigantic City Hall, the Masonic Temple and Reading Terminal Market for lunch. Later we had a bus tour of Philly.
This day in Philadelphia my Road Scholar tour mostly spent the day in the Independence National Historic Park. And for dinner we ate a delicious period "recreated meal" at the City Tavern.
I enjoyed my February Road Scholar trip so much I took another to historic, beautiful Philadelphia. This is the first of several photo heavy posts about my tour.
I thought you’d like to have all my St. Augustine tales in one place and wrap this up. Day 1. Road Scholar Trip to St. Augustine – Photos Day 2. Road Scholar Trip to St. Augustine Continued Day 3. Road Scholar Trip Part 3 Day 4. Road Scholar Trip – Flagler Day After breakfast the last morning Eddie-Joyce Geyer – […]
Day 4, January 17th, 2019 After breakfast and Ruth’s usual announcements the morning speaker was Mary Harkness Flagler – known today as Margaret Kaler. Margret is a “Tale Teller of St. Augustine” and as the first Mary Flagler, she told us colorful stories about the life and times of her dear departed husband Henry Flagler. I know this era is way past the […]
Day 3: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 After breakfast, this day began with Dr. Ann Masters interpreting the voices and people of old St. Augustine by her poetry and her talk “Floridanos, Minorcans and Cattle Whip Crackers”. She described each group and how they lived lives in such close proximity that they knew each other and their ways. She revealed and then dispelled their cultural myths […]
Day 2: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 After breakfast at our hotel the guest speaker, Ken Barrett, helped us learn about fort Castillo de San Marcos and the eras it served. After boarding a tour bus he then led the group around the fort’s outside. I opted out because we couldn’t go inside the fort due to the government’s continued shut-down. Instead, three of […]
I had to do it. I had to get out of Omaha’s dreary, bitterly cold winter weather. So I took a tour. It was the best thing I could have done. It banished my blues and I had fun. It was my first Road Scholar trip. My first time to St. Augustine, Florida. I picked this St. Augustine tour because this […]