Travel Blogs from Washington, DC, United States

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A non tourist view of DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A non tourist view of DC

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 173 June 25th continued - For some reason, my friend Courtney was unable to spot me outside the central train station in Washington DC. My cell phone was having issues again, so I decided to see if I could find her and I did! We walk back to her ...

Chesapeake  Bay bridge tunnel: impressive, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Chesapeake Bay bridge tunnel: impressive

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... drove down to Virginia Beach, is that where they have one of those big golf tournaments? Then drove back up North towards Washington DC. Slight detour to see if we could find Jamestown, site of one of the first settlements that failed. Did find Yorktown ...

A Healthy Dose of Patriotism, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A Healthy Dose of Patriotism

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... Congress. This stately granite building was erected before war with the British so unsurprisingly it was razed when they invaded Washington DC. Unsurprisingly again it was reconstructed with an even more grandiose tower.  A symbol of the great new ...

Home Again, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Home Again

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The trip is over and we return home after: --- 7 Months --- 7 Counties --- 52 Different Hotels --- 56 Different Cities   I hope that those of you who read my postings and review the pictures had enjoyed them. No plans yet as to our next ...

To be young again, Washington DC, United States travel blog

To be young again

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... schoolkids, so no peace. I made for new lodgings because HI was booked out) at the cumbersomely named International House of United Tel (somehow abbreviated to UTI) and was greeted in a vintage home on 6th street with plentiful facilities but complete ...

The Luck of the Irish, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Luck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... and with its high fences and overwhelming security, certainly more fitting of the power of the President. I finished my sights of Washington with a tour of the remaining Art Gallery.  The West Building is more classically designed than the East, but ...

Washington Wonderland, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Wonderland

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... too unkind to him.  After a brief catch up we went for a walk and saw the White house, Reflecting pool, Lincoln, Washington Monument, Korean and WWII memorials.  All very impressively lit up at night.  Really couldn't believe we were here, ...

Hangin' with my homies, Washington, DC, United States travel blog

Hangin' with my homies

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... and Ariana, and then Baltimore to stay with my goddaughter, Gillian. Next up was Annapolis, then Clinton, then Arlington Virginia, then DC, followed by a sprint through the airport to literally bang on the plane door to let me on board to fly to stay ...

There will be no Whitewash at the Whitehouse, Washington DC, United States travel blog

There will be no Whitewash at the Whitehouse

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... even trips to these places to. Even the FBI do a giuded tour if you want to. We took a trip up to the Washington cathedral which is a really beautiful part of town with some amazing houses (made of brick instead of wood for a change) aparently there ...

The Final Countdown, Washington DC, Baltimore and the other O.C., United States travel blog

The Final Countdown

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... some Cockney rhyming slang using a book written by my first cousin Ray; I've been on an 18-mile bike ride along the Potomac in Washington DC with the unlikliest triathlete you're likely to meet (Zak for those of you that know him from SMC); I've met up ...

Returned Home, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Returned Home

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Back in the ...

At sea.....and not sick...yet!, Somewhere in the Caribbean...., United States travel blog

At sea.....and not sick...yet!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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Last night at dinner, we finally met up with Carmella and Jenn!  Of course, we got along famously - who would doubt?  Dinner was fantastic...great service, good food and anything you want.  Kate and I were exhausted after dinner, so ...

On the Road Again!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

On the Road Again!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We are on the road for 2009, the 3rd leg of the "Goodrich Odyssey" to continue to catch glimpses of the planet we live on.  Our next stop is southern Africa for about 6 months of via planes, buses, cars, and by foot to see the overwhelming display ...

Where most the Naxi sacred texts are held, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Where most the Naxi sacred texts are held

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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There are some good points as well as bad points why sacred texts from ethnic groups should be held overseas. In the first place, these were often taken and collected during colonial times, when explorers and anthropologists viewed their ownership as ...

Basketball, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Basketball

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well what a game. It turned out to be quite a big one that got Washington Wizzards into the Play offs for the first time in decades. We eventually worked out the rules and how the game was formatted. For those that don't know, it's basically 4 periods ...

Arlington, Museums and Drinks, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Arlington, Museums and Drinks

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Today was a pretty chilled out day. I woke earley again with David and waited for Crystal who had the day off. In the morning we visited Arlington cemetary, which is always shown in the American war films. The place is massive and also has sites such ...

A Thai Tanic Four Years, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A Thai Tanic Four Years

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... House information building which had photos of the interior then headed over to some of the monuments.  We saw the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, WW2 Memorial, Korean War Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial.  After walking to all of ...

Washington, DC, Washington , DC, United States travel blog

Washington, DC

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Met up with Bonney, my sister, in Washington. Had a great lunch at the Grill and managed to make fun of Bonney missing a chance to have a personal lunch with Edwards... Went to CBS with Bonney and met Bob Schieffer of Face the Nation fame. What an ...

What a day!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

What a day!

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... seeing. We went to Capitol hill, where the Congress Library, Supreme Court and Capitol building are. We then walked down The Mall to Washington Monument - a monument to George Washington. We went up to the top of the monument as it was free and had a ...

Leaving the UK..........., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Leaving the UK...........

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Today was a hard day leaving my family and Lou. We got to the airport about 9am with enough time to get a quick drink, then a tearful good bye. I went straight to the gate, and ended up waiting for almost a hour before taking off. On the plane I slept ...

The Bus Nazi, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Bus Nazi

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... someone took a photo she came over the speaker and told them off.  What a bus Nazi!   Eventually we arrived in Washington DC without having annoyed the driver personally.  We headed to the taxi stand only to find that they do not have ...

Washington, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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... the next couple of days but time is running short and I must tell you that we are of to a Basketball Game tomorrow night. Washington Wizzards V Chicago its supposed to be quite a game mainly due to the rivalry due to the fact Michael Jordan used to play ...

Farewell, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Farewell

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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Friends and Family- thanks for visiting my new blog! Justin and I spent our last night out on the town in Washington, D.C. before I left on the 28th for the Fulbright orientation in Madison, Wisconsin. ...

Yet again there has been lots to see and do ..., Yellowstone, United States travel blog

Yet again there has been lots to see and do ...

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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... wait till I've got more time on the computer. We have headed back towards more populated areas now with a brief stop in Vancouver (Washington) and in a couple of days it'll be Seattle and probably Vancouver (Canada) - not quite sure what'll happen but ...

Landslides here, there, everywhere, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Landslides here, there, everywhere

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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When a landslide happened in the US elections, getting rid of Bush and his cronies, and bringing in a new era with a black president, on the other side of the Pacific, Vietnam and Yunnan in China have been experiencing other kinds of landslides: For ...

The day I meet the president, well sort of, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The day I meet the president, well sort of

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... to the metro and I headed to L'efant Plaza, right near the central mall area. I did the whole tourist thing, The Capitol, Washington Monument, Lincoln memorial, White House, Jeffeson etc etc. The day was blazing hot, but clever Hodge took a mac and the ...

Washington DC, USA 23rd Jul – 26th Jul, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC, USA 23rd Jul – 26th Jul

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... and space travel. Museum of American History A great collection of objects that tells the story of the USA. Old Post Office Tower Washington DC has a strange law that no building can be taller than the width of the street that it is on. This allowed ...

We actually made it to the states,,,,,,, Pheonix, United States travel blog

We actually made it to the states,,,,,,

A travel blog entry by missouri

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We finally got out of Belize, but with no plan whatsoever besides to make it to the border....and after paying the exit fee in Belize we didn't have enough money to get a bus to Mexico City. So, there we were sitting at the bus station after they told ...

The National Gallery of Art (US&C), Washington DC, United States travel blog

The National Gallery of Art (US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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I went to the National Gallery of Art the first time I went to Washington DC. We didn't make it there the second time. But it was a wonderful museum housing important pieces from the 13th through the 20th ...

The Phillips Collection (but not Hirshorn) (US&C), Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Phillips Collection (but not Hirshorn) (US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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Well, I went to The Phillips Collection the first time I went to Washington DC. Unfortunately, it was a long time ago, and I don't remember it! :( I do however remember seeing Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party." It's such a beautiful painting. ...

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