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goty back this morning

life will never be the same again: and in a good way too.

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goty back this morning

life will never be the same again: and in a good way too.

Sounds like a great trip.

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My son went there with his girlfriend a few weeks ago and came back with her as his fiancee.

Is there anything you want to tell us?

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Glad you enjoyed it.

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best meal: corned beef hash with eggs over easy and home fries in this diner which was just how I imagined they were

best beer: all of it. The beer in NY and Washington for that matter is fantastic

best night out: seeing Johnny Winter at BB King's

best visual experience: all of the art deco atchitectural masterpieces in manhattan inside and out. Went to the toppermost of the toppermost of the empire state and the rockefeller...unbelievable

most moving experience: ground zero and the vietnam memorial

best trip: washington to NYC by train. It was like being in a springsteen video.

in fact it was all a total blast-places, people the lot.

If there was a negative it was tipping. It got to the stage where I'd tip somebody if they passed me in the street.

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If there was a negative it was tipping. It got to the stage where I'd tip somebody if they passed me in the street.

Tipping and sales tax tend to cause the most minor issues. i always forget to add the sales tax and get suprised at the till.

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YES the beer in some of those old bars in NY is excellent.We used to live in inner city Philly,but a few years ago moved out to the suburbs and at first coulnt find a local bar ,but churches litterally everywhere.Anyway I was at the checkout in the supermarket I asked the woman where the beer aisle is?she near attacke me with a bible,"we dont sell alchohol in supermarkets and long may in continue, we are god fearing people around here,if you want to drnk there are bars plenty if you look around" I go for a drink in a restaurant in the mall after that bible bash lol.Yester day I noticed on the TV news there are plans to sell alchohol in supermarkets in PA soon

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YES the beer in some of those old bars in NY is excellent.We used to live in inner city Philly,but a few years ago moved out to the suburbs and at first coulnt find a local bar ,but churches litterally everywhere.Anyway I was at the checkout in the supermarket I asked the woman where the beer aisle is?she near attacke me with a bible,"we dont sell alchohol in supermarkets and long may in continue, we are god fearing people around here,if you want to drnk there are bars plenty if you look around" I go for a drink in a restaurant in the mall after that bible bash lol.Yester day I noticed on the TV news there are plans to sell alchohol in supermarkets in PA soon

we went through Philly on the train from Washington: impressive skyline. Presumably JC wasn't being god fearing when he turned water into wine!

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we went through Philly on the train from Washington: impressive skyline. Presumably JC wasn't being god fearing when he turned water into wine!

I live in Wallingford 25 minutes from centre city philly,but its different My main road is Baltimore pike and there is one stretch of road about 200 -300 yards there is about 10 churches all different names but preaching christianity .I often wonder if they are in competition with each other? there is one that proudly declares it is the oldest church "around here" 1845 the height of slavery,my god :rolleyes: !

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I live in Wallingford 25 minutes from centre city philly,but its different My main road is Baltimore pike and there is one stretch of road about 200 -300 yards there is about 10 churches all different names but preaching christianity .I often wonder if they are in competition with each other? there is one that proudly declares it is the oldest church "around here" 1845 the height of slavery,my god :rolleyes: !

Thousands of Welsh people left for Pennsylvania before the Civil War. Are there any Welsh Chapels?

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Years ago, I worked round the corner from an off-licence that specialised in beers from all round the world, and they had some American beers from the smaller breweries which were excellent. These days, you can get some of them in Supermarkets in the UK.

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Years ago, I worked round the corner from an off-licence that specialised in beers from all round the world, and they had some American beers from the smaller breweries which were excellent. These days, you can get some of them in Supermarkets in the UK.

I only seem to get Anchor Steam Bitter and Goose Island IPA in our supermarket. Not that I'm complainin, they are both excellent beers.

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If they can speak Welsh in Pennsylvania, it's more than I can! Maybe I'd have to go to church if I lived there.

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If they can speak Welsh in Pennsylvania, it's more than I can! Maybe I'd have to go to church if I lived there.

There was a Welsh language chapel in New York City when I looked into it about 15 years ago. I got the impression that the 'service book' bits were in Welsh but any sermon or talking around that was in English.

I'd be very surprised if it was any more than that in this chapel.

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I only seem to get Anchor Steam Bitter and Goose Island IPA in our supermarket. Not that I'm complainin, they are both excellent beers.

you can get brooklyn lager in our local ASDA which is acceptable

but the variety I came across, the flavours from rich malt to flowert hoppy and the strengths of some of them was sensational. A lot opf these beers went really well with food.

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there are a lot of welsh sounding place names and townships for instance the very upmarket BRYN MARR.There is also a place called YEADON,

Bryn Mawr, shirley? One of our suppliers used to be based there, but have now moved to a town called - get this - King of Prussia!

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Bryn Mawr = Big Hill

The town of Brynmawr in Gwent is actually at the bottom of a big hill.

:D

Katherine Hepburn went to Bryn Mawr University.

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Bryn Mawr, shirley? One of our suppliers used to be based there, but have now moved to a town called - get this - King of Prussia!

King of Prussia is not far away from Bryn Marr ,King of Prussia is also well known for its gigantic shopping mall

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Bryn Mawr = Big Hill

The town of Brynmawr in Gwent is actually at the bottom of a big hill.

:D

Katherine Hepburn went to Bryn Mawr University.

sorry about my spelling Brynnmawr

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goty back this morning

life will never be the same again: and in a good way too.

First time I went, I yearned to go back. I am sure you will too.

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First time I went, I yearned to go back. I am sure you will too.

plans are already afoot

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