Philadelphia Journals

Philadelphia - The Skateboarder's View

A July 2005 trip to Philadelphia by Philly_Girl

Art museum Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania More Photos
Quote: My 17-year-old nephew came to visit us, and we saw a whole new side of Philadelphia, from a skateboarder's view.

Skateboarding FDR in Philly

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Art museum Photo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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When my 17-year-old nephew came to visit this summer, I planned to take him to all the historical sites of Philadelphia. You know the ones, the Liberty Bell, Valley Forge, etc. Evidently though, he had done his research, and he had a slightly different agenda for his 4 days in our city of brotherly love. I knew it wasn't going to be one of the typical tourist visits, when he got off the airplane with his skateboard on his backpack. "Mom sent you my insurance card, in case I get messed up at the skate park." "Oh, great," I stammered. "Um, it's good to be prepared..." The next day we were off to FDR, a skateboarding park. I had looked up directions for us on the Internet, but I had no idea...Read More