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One week in Washington (or Dallas, San Antonio, Port Aransas ....) is just not enough! I have tried to include as many photos as possible as I am convinced my words can not do this great city justice. This visit saw us catch up with Sondra and watch her compete in (and finish!!) the Marine Corps Marathon; have drinks as the guest of a fellow Army …
... Henry grew increasingly
frantic. It was time to pull into an oasis, but no campgrounds or even motels
presented themselves - until, it was now pitchdark - Mrs Henry spotted, just
outside Phillidelphia, a place called the Highland Motel.
We turned off the I95 with screeching tyres and miraculously
(“Tight right, wide left!”) reached the Highland Motel.
“It looks like Norman Bates lives here”, commented Mrs
... back to pick up my bags. After a struggle with the right pedal, I took Betsy apart and boxed her up to send back to La Crosse. My host Evan and his girlfriend Leslie picked me up from a coffee shop near the train station on their way back into town, which was nice. Then we made dinner - kielbasa sausage, cucumber salad, sweet corn, and green beans. Packed up again and ready to be back in my own bed tomorrow ...
... most of the exhibits but the one we both enjoyed the most was the exhibit about the Wright Brothers, where we both read pretty much every single bit of information and I don't think I've ever known as much about planes or an invention in my life! It was really interesting! After the Air and Space, we decided we wanted to go to the National Museum of American History but on the way we passed the Natural History and saw ...
... 000 names of all the people who went missing or lost their lives during this time. We then walked over to the WWII memorial (these guys really do love their conflicts) which was quite a nice looking fountain, yet by this time I was getting a little desensitised by all this remembering. It was now time to see the White House, which to be honest, was quite unspectacular. I don't mean to be negative about this but you just expect something a little more impressive when ...
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Walking distance to a great restaurant precinct and the Smithsonians.
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