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Walking distance to a great restaurant precinct and the Smithsonians.
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Strolled around the corner to the Big Bear Café for the 'Breakfast Sammy' and a cappuccino to get me ready for a big tourist day in DC.
Decided to walk into town ~ 2.2 miles and started at Capitol Hill.
A bit of a shame that the dome was covered in scaffolding - but still an impressive building.
From Capitol Hill ...
... spent all afternoon there; will have to make a note to come back considering admission is free (but the parking costs $15 per car). Got a few pictures there that I might get posted tomorrow. The Fortunately, the plane cooled off to a comfortable level about 45 minutes into the flight. (This A340 is the first one we've been on that does not have individual air vents for each seat.). Rox moved over to the second-to-last row of 3 middle seats to claim the entire row for ...
... smaller than I thought but a very nice memorial. We passed by the White House but it was barricaded so the closest you could get seemed like 2 miles away. When we finally got to the National Aquarium it was closed. I guess dad should have done better research.
Emily had been promised she would see animals and now since she couldn't see live fish dad felt he was in a bind. But necessity breeds innovation so a plan ...
... letters across the front!
We looped around and back down 17th Street towards The Mall and headed along the Reflecting Pool to the Lincoln Memorial. We spent a while here reading Abraham Lincoln’s address carved into the walls on either side of his imposing seated statue, and taking respite in the shade.
After a quick peruse of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the way back to the car, it was time for some food. ...
... awe at the sight of it.
With the snow on its way we dashed out to the food store for supplies and on schedule it started to snow around five. Nowhere near as bad as further north up the coast though.
Travel days always take it out of me and I had a headache and was pretty tired so quickly knocked up pasta bolognaise for everyone then we just chilled out watching Wild Wild West on TV as Alex wrote the ...