Lake Jean in Ricketts Glen State Park is a popular place for kayaking. We stopped at the lake just to take a look – and a couple of photographs – before we started the hike. Already there were a couple of people kayaking. We have met a couple who live nearby and they come to … More Kayaking at Lake Jean
With my family visiting this month all the way from Poland, we are travelling farther from home to show them beautiful corners of Pennsylvania. Last Sunday we went to Ricketts Glen State Park near Wilkes-Barre. Ricketts is famous for its numerous waterfalls ranging from 11 to 94 feet in height. The trail is divided in … More Waterfalls at Ricketts Glen
As strange as it may seem there is a train from Strasburg to Paradise. It takes place in Pennsylvania. My family is visiting from Poland and I am taking them on various trips to “taste” the differences of American life and lifestyle. The Strasburg – Paradise train ride took us through the rural country of the … More From Strasburg to Paradise.
The cathedral of Saint Patrick was built by Irish immigrants in 1826. The altar was patterned after Bernini’s altar in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The forty four stained glass windows are imported from Munich, Germany. In my travels around Europe I have seen many churches like this … More Harrisburg – Cathedral of Saint Patrick
Front Street houses have a wonderful view of the river and from the other side Susquehanna looks equally wide 🙂
Bridges over the Susquehanna, on a sunny day, in Harrisburg, PA.
Butterfly Garden, Hershey, PA. Summer…