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Walking distance to a great restaurant precinct and the Smithsonians.
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... the sights. Yesterday we spent the whole day doing the Smithsonian. You could spend a whole week and not see everything there is to see in those museums. Today we are going to spend the day doing the tour bus thing because we are tired of walking so much.
... information coming during the tour my head was swimming. It was just fantastic and we can’t thank Nadgey enough for her time and her thoughtfulness to our group.
You would honestly need six months or more to be able to just scratch the surface of what is available to see in Washington DC. We visited a few of the Museums and spent many hours wandering the halls in awe.
Of course you can’t visit Washington without going to see the ...
... strong patriotism to the ideals and history of this country.
We were particularly moved by the Vietnam Memorial. It is a simple polished stone monument listing all the names of American soldiers lost and missing in this particular conflict. It was a solemn place, however there was a Vietnam Veteran there who moved amongst the crowd with his walking aid, and pages of paper looking up names of fallen friends. The unexpected emotion of ...
... This city is full of great buildings and monuments and the Lincoln Memorial is no exception. The Memorial was built as a tribute to Abraham Lincoln after he was shot in April 1865. A task force team began deliberation two years after Lincoln was shot and a budget of $2 Million dollars was given to construct a memorial. The memorial was finally completed in May 1922.
Did I mention previously that I love the architecture in this place - well ...
... memorials look even better than the photos and when you see them on TV, but the White House is perhaps less spectacular than its made out to be.
From here, we decided to get one of the museums done for the afternoon, even if it was mainly to get out of the heat. We got the metro to the Air and Space Museum and after passing through airport style security again, we were in the nice cool air-conditioned building. Ahhhh.
The museum wasn't just cool as ...