Visiting an Abandoned State Penitentiary in Philadelphia

Whilst in Philadelphia, we made it a priority to visit the Eastern State Penitentiary – one of the oldest standing penitentiaries in the United States. We are both interested in historical buildings and love anything that looks somewhat abandoned hence are general love for visiting prisons – yeah it’s a weird thing to do whilst on holiday but oh well.

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A Morning at Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 in San Francisco, USA

San Francisco is full of iconic landmarks: the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Street, the Painted Ladies. But for me, I always remembered a teacher of mine showing us photographs of the sea lions sprawled over wooden planks floating in the sea. Nothing beats a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39. 

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