U-Penn Campus

This album, in which the BF and I explore the many squirrels and Benjamin Franklin statues of U-Penn’s campus, plus a little of the town outside the campus as well, is the final of the four albums from my winter Philadelphia trip. (more…)

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary (in Pennsylvania) has it all: Creepy crusty ruins, a flexible audio tour narrated by Steve Buscemi, lots of history, free ongoing mini-tours to closed-off rooms… Perfect! Aside from how cold it was, I loved every minute spent and pretty much every photo taken at this place. I hope you can check out the resulting >photo album< or at least the (many!) highlights below. (more…)

Penn Museum

The Penn Museum — or, properly, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology [official site] — is home to an impressive collection of ancient middle eastern artifacts (stuff from Ur, Babylonia, Mesopotamia, etc.) and much more. Check out my photo album to see some of it, or, if you’re pressed for time, skim the highlights below.