As you can read from my past blog posts, I’ve made it my mission to check out local parks because I don’t feel it is appropriate to be doing much more at this time. A beneficial reciprocation of COVID-19 is that more people want to spend time outside. I’ve been taking walks to supplement my… Read More Walking riverside in Sand Island Park in Bethlehem, PA
Lock Ridge Furnace Park is a park located in Alburtis, Pennsylvania. It was once a coal-burning iron furnace but the ruins still remain. There is a museum that is open to the public with displays of the industry that was once booming in the area. I am unsure if the museum is now open since… Read More Embarking on ruins in Lock Ridge Furnace Park in Alburtis, PA
VegFest is a vegan food festival held in Easton, Pennsylvania. Even though I live in the area, I have never been to downtown Easton. I’ve only been to the State Theater. Vegfest brought me downtown to try some yummy vegan treats. The festival was lined with vegan food trucks parallel to the river. I made… Read More VegFest and discovering Easton, PA
While visiting Pittsburgh, many locals encouraged us to make the trip out to Ohiopyle State Park. Many knew that we already planned our tour to Kentuck Knob and the Frank Lloyd Wright house was only five minutes away from the park. Websites sing the praises of this park, so we took a detour on our… Read More Cucumber falls in Ohiopyle: Is this it?
Other than Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob is a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pennsylvania. On our way back home from Pittsburgh, we stopped at this site. Our tour was quick because the house is much smaller than Fallingwater. It was worth it to see though because the house is beautiful. Part of the house… Read More Kentuck knob, a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Pennsylvania
My favorite part of my most recent visit to Pittsburgh was the nighttime boat tour we took. Pittsburgh sparkles at night. The boat traversed the three rivers that split apart the city: The Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio. Our boat ride included a guided tour. The one we chose was a “strange facts of Pittsburgh” tour. We… Read More A nighttime boat tour of Pittsburgh, PA
This certainly wasn’t the first time I was in Pittsburgh, but somehow I always find something new to see in this steel city. The bright colors of the city popped in Randyland and the Phipps Conservatory. Randyland is a free art exhibit spanning a few houses that artist Randy Gilson re-purposed. At one point the… Read More A colorful summer: Randyland and Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA