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A grand future ahead for the S.S. United States

After waiting for announcement regarding the S.S. United States, I was excited to hear even better news than expected. What I’d heard prior to that was the possibility of the ship being moved from its current dock near Penn’s Landing … Continue reading

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Further exploring on the SS United States

The past year brought about several favorite travel experiences, from local to international. For my first post of 2015, I thought I’d write about revisiting the S.S. United States for another photo tour. This was my favorite local excursion of … Continue reading

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Favorite travels of 2013 in photos

This wild winter already has me thinking of fun things to check out as soon as the chilly air warms up with spring.  Now that it’s only a few weeks away, I’m even more eager to get out to various … Continue reading

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Celebrating sharks from Philly to Camden

It’s always an extra bonus to me, getting to see or do something new while traveling and last weekend had a few such moments.  I was planning to visit the Adventure Aquarium to close out this year’s Discovery Channel Shark … Continue reading

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A Grand Old Ship

After visiting Independence Seaport in Philly on Saturday, May 21, I took this photo of the SS United States. There are efforts under way to preserve it, which you can find out more about on the SS United States Conservancy … Continue reading

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