I do not have much to say here! I spent a few hours at the Spruce Street Harbor Park in Philadelphia, and I took a few photos that I thought were beautiful, so I uploaded them because I figured they were worth sharing.
They will be uploaded to my Instagram page centered on Philadelphia’s picturesque. You may check it out sometime. (Most of them are yet to be uploaded, so this is an exclusive – I felt really boujee writing that!)
I perused around the Waterfront and took pictures of cool things, people, and places.I hope you like them!
Spring Break, as I mentioned in my previous blog Follow my blog with Bloglovin“>post, did not go as planned and so I decided to some activities around Philadelphia, so I decided to attend the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. This was my first time, but I had a blast.
The theme this year was Holland, and the presentation and layout were absolutely beautiful. I am not the hearts and flowers type of girl, but if somebody can make some beautiful creations with flowers, I’m all yours. The entrance was absolutely beautiful, as were the decorations and layout of the entire event.
The photos shown below are a display of how I made my way through the event.
I saw this little diamond in the rough, and I just had to capture the moment we shared with each other.
This experience made me feel like I want to be an artist. I suck at almost anything artsy, and I am not particularly a fan of flower or plants, but a girl can change her mind. The artistry was just fabulous experience, and it was so worth my time and money.
My plan for Spring Break 2017 was to travel somewhere warm and tropical (preferably Miami) and be a beach bum for a week.
Of course, I’d then return to the confused weather that swings from one extreme to another within hours or a day. It is 60° F here then the next day its 18° F. Why? I don’t know? Global warming is real people but that’s another topic for another day.
Instead, I decided to make the most of my time here in Philadelphia and explore some of the places that I have never been before, despite me living here for approximately five years. So I explored Chinatown a bit with a mate. I had a good day.
We went and I had Chicken Fried Rice but I didn’t enjoy it so I decided to make the most of the scenery. But since it was snowing, I decided to take some photos outside before I left my house. Fun fact: My five(5) year old niece took these Instagram photos and I could not be happier with her and them. #FakeModelBehaviour
One of my favourite places in Philadelphia is Penn’s Landing. It is a waterfront near Old City, Philadelphia, which hosts events, activities and is a home for a fleet of boats. I love it especially during the summer as it is the host of numerous events. Yearly, there is a Caribbean Festival, and I have been a patron since 2014.
Here I am standing close to the edge of the wall (fearing that I may fall in), trying get a beautiful photo of me wistfully gazing at the calming yet treacherous waters.
Sidebar – As I stood there, I feared for my life. Surprisingly, I cannot swim. It is a bit ironic considering that I am from an island surrounded by water. To make matters even worse, in the countryside where I was raised, I was also surrounded by water. But the blame is on Mommy. She never allowed me to learn, and I am probably the only person in my family who can’t swim (fun fact).
THE BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK
The Blue Cross RiverRink is also in the same vicinity. This photo was taken last year (05.2015) when I went skating with a few people. Mind you; I know not how to skate, so I was clenching my butt hard not to fall.
SPRUCE STREET HARBOR PARK
Penn’s Landing is in proximity to the Spruce Street Harbor Park. There are hammocks, food trucks and a list of activities that are available to visitors of the site. The boats are used mostly for dining and entertainment purposes.
A few years ago, I went on the Spirit of Philadelphia- a favorite cruise in Philly that gives one a skyline view of the city while feeding you. The experience was scary but fun. The cruise lasted for about two hours, and the food and company were great.
Given that I fear water, I only went on the boat because it would not leave Philly, and I was surrounded by people who could swim (I asked). I probably would never go on a proper cruise.