Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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Come to the Capitol, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Come to the Capitol

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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I hopped on the train from Williamsburg and four hours later was in Washington, D.C. The weather was probably similar in both places, but the passage of time had taken an icy morning and turned it into a sunny afternoon. My hostel was an easy stroll from ...

On Way to Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

On Way to Washington DC

A travel blog entry by lblack

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... traveled this morning to the Station in Jamaica, then onto Penn Station, where we collected the Amtrak tickets - and then onto Washington DC.  Tomorrow we plan to start a couple of days exploring Washington, the temperature is talking of 81 tomorrow ...

Playing Tourist again. Day 898., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Playing Tourist again. Day 898.

A travel blog entry by bri74

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Another day playing tourist in Washington ...

3 days in DC - Day1, Washington DC, United States travel blog

3 days in DC - Day1

A travel blog entry by bonneybombach

... or disenfranchised people hanging on the streets, mostly black and unlike anywhere else in the 11 days we have been in the States, there feels like a lot of racial tension/ resentment. One black woman advised us to be careful in the streets, shop ...

Now it's real!!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Now it's real!!

A travel blog entry by biggsey

... fresh and well rested. (Note to self: Become rich and powerful to be able to afford this luxurious travel always). I used the Washington Flier Bus Service to the Metro link. Great value at 18 dollars return and then the Metro was $3.55 to Union Station. ...

DC Police Crime Scene Unit, Washington DC, United States travel blog

DC Police Crime Scene Unit

A travel blog entry by biggsey

... from either serving police officers who volunteer to come onto the CSI Unit or from graduates leaving the nearby George Washington University with a Masters degree. They then undertake a three week induction typed course which Grant runs. This is also ...

Quer durch den

Quer durch den "Garten"

A travel blog entry by larry87

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... Eindrucksvoller wäre da wohl ein Helikopterflug gewesen, die hier in großer Anzahl den Luftraum überwachen. Wieder in Washington D.C. angekommen, sollten wir Barack Obama einen kleinen Besuch abstatten. Aus Zeitgründen mussten wir ihm leider absagen, ...

All change and a minor panic, Washington DC, United States travel blog

All change and a minor panic

A travel blog entry by biggsey

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Today I made my way to the National Institute of Justice. As ever, trying to be prepared, I printed out a walking route using the postcode given and made my way down towards the White House (as indicated by the route finder. Imagine my concern when ...

Day 50 Brian's Awareness Tour, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States travel blog

Day 50 Brian's Awareness Tour

A travel blog entry by briansmith16

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Today was very cool. We walked around D.C. all day and saw so many amazing things. My favorite things today were the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Capitol building.The Capitol was the first thing we saw and it was a lot bigger than I ...

Day 51 Brian's Awareness Tour, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States travel blog

Day 51 Brian's Awareness Tour

A travel blog entry by briansmith16

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Today was very fun even though my legs were a little sore from all the walking we did yesterday. We were supposed to be sitting down with our state senator Dianna Feinstein for a constituency breakfast but it got canceled. Luckily I was able to get my ...

The Nation's fossil attic, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Nation's fossil attic

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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Today I went looking for a job at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. Several of the main paleontologists on staff are members of the same list server that I am a member of, and they have attended some of the same symposiums that I have attended. ...

Eddie Izzard's 44th Marathon..., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Eddie Izzard's 44th Marathon...

A travel blog entry by jeffandbecky

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... Cemetery Junction. However, we managed to see the Capitol building, the national mall, the museum of American-Indians and the Washington monument. After walking about 11 miles each, our legs and feet officially hate us (and we sympathise with Eddie Izzard ...

Pig Anyone, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Pig Anyone

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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... Capital Battle of BBQ, which is held that last full weekend in June between 9th and 14th Streets on Pennsylvania Ave here in Washington DC. It is sponsored by Safeway and the celebration is a super street party. There are free samples of BBQ; the Safeway ...

USA Part 5 - DC, Philly, Smokies, and Beyond, Washington DC, United States travel blog

USA Part 5 - DC, Philly, Smokies, and Beyond

A travel blog entry by marty_rach

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... by some hillbilly in Memphis in 1968.   Just down the road was the Jimmy Carter Center.  President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, Carter’s administration saw through a major energy crisis and the 1979 American embassy takeover ...

Mr Smith Goes to Washington... and I go too., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Mr Smith Goes to Washington... and I go too.

A travel blog entry by gamblor

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... left our backpacks at Henriks!). Rather than head to our Hotel (which he honestly had no idea where it was, it wasn't even in Washington DC really) we braved our lack of sleep and spent a few hours at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. and saw all ...

Hiking In the City, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Hiking In the City

A travel blog entry by keeleyhope

... 5:00 and started texting Kady and Stacy about meeting in the metro on our way to dinner in Alexandria. I walked up past the Washington Monument and along the reflecting pool, taking the same pictures as everybody else. At this point I was on a deadline ...

Washington D.C, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington D.C

A travel blog entry by schulmericas

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... Capitol building; World War 2 memorial; the Lincoln memorial and reflective pool and the Vietnam memorial. If you haven't figured already, Washington D.C is basically a city of memorials and museums! We ended off the day at Barack and Michelle's pad, the ...

BC in DC.  Day 897., Washington DC, United States travel blog

BC in DC. Day 897.

A travel blog entry by bri74

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Had two more days of playing tourists around Washington DC. Michelle's Uncle and Auntie drove us all down to DC which in itself is bit of a mission as it is in any Capital city.  Another guided tour by Rich was on the cards today at another ...

What about Obama's Policy?, Washington DC, United States travel blog

What about Obama's Policy?

A travel blog entry by theroadtaken

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... . La nostra guida è una ragazza di diciasette anni, londinese, carinissima e con grandi rayban sul naso. Internship a Washington d.c. a soli 17 anni, e una folla di 22-23enni a seguirla. La dichiarazione d'indipendenza,Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John ...

Washington D.C., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington D.C.

A travel blog entry by haensi

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... , der mächtigste Mann der Welt wohnt hier und hunderte Touristen inkl. uns stürmen überall rum und machen Bilder. Washington war also eine einzige Sightseeing Tour und außer vielen gelaufenen Kilometern gabs nicht viel zu erleben. Donnerstag war ...

Unterwegs entlang der National Mall, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Unterwegs entlang der National Mall

A travel blog entry by larry87

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... und des Repräsentantenhauses statt) und endet am Lincoln Memorial. Ein weiterer Fixpunkt ist der bekannte Obelisk (Washington Monument), der jedoch aufgrund einer der zahlreichen Baustellen derzeit kein gutes Fotomotiv bietet. Auf unserem Museumsmarathon ...

Chapter 29 A Capitol Visit, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Chapter 29 A Capitol Visit

A travel blog entry by romabeach

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... and used during the Civil War as a hospital. They went above and beyond to make our visit so memorable. We were now heading towards Washington DC, the Capitol of the USA and the venue of so many things to see and do.   The White House, Smithsonian ...

Day 3 -Air & Space & Hirshhorn Museums and America, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 3 -Air & Space & Hirshhorn Museums and America

A travel blog entry by bonneybombach

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... ; an impassioned plea to remember the sacrifices of our forebears.  In 2014, the exhibition Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget, united the artist’s most powerful works in a celebration of the hundredth anniversary of his birth. Brightly coloured, ...

jesse and his sanctuary, Craverhurst, United States travel blog

jesse and his sanctuary

A travel blog entry by andycraver

oh yes. reading and watering my derelict orchids. check the laundry, nap, repeat. milk and chicken pie. welcome to my parents' house. unwinding at the craver compound after a relaxing weekend in good ol' charlottesville. the last weekend of the blue moon ...

1 bus down 3 to go, Washington DC, United States travel blog

1 bus down 3 to go

A travel blog entry by ljshearn

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Hi All We are currently at Washington after the 5 hour bus journey from NYC. This time it wasn't us rushing through the City, it was everyone else! (morning rush hour). Had such a lovely time with Amy. We get to Nashville tomorrow late morning after the ...

Arrival back to US, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Arrival back to US

A travel blog entry by 30sam3

May 4, 2012 – Arrived in Washington, D.C. We arrived at Dulles Airport around 5:30 p.m. after a rather good flight from Istanbul. Even though it was a long flight, things went fairly well.  We were quite impressed with the service from Turkish ...

Visit to the National Institute of Justice, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Visit to the National Institute of Justice

A travel blog entry by biggsey

... to get an update on this workstream. Despite my best efforts it seems that I will not be able to visit him whilst in DC. Sonme follow-up is required with this one. Chuck also informed me that the Forensic Science Societies/Organisations have been lobbying ...

Washington Day 5, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Day 5

A travel blog entry by slcusa2015

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Today we split into three groups to see various attractions. One group enjoyed a tour of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Folger, a successful industrialist who was in charge of Standard Oil in the 1930s was fascinated by Shakespeare and spent a great ...

The House on the Hill, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The House on the Hill

A travel blog entry by lblack

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We spent the day today going around Washington DC.  Amazing place, the President flew over the top of us in his Helicopter, we didn't see him, but checked and it was definitely him.  Very hot and Humid today, talks of getting hotter tomorrow. ...

LA to Seatle, Route 1, Vegas, San Fran, Yosemite, train from SF to Seatle, United States travel blog

LA to Seatle

A travel blog entry by danny_simpson

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Highlights... *LA *Red Rock Canyon *Vegas *Santa Barbera *Carmel and Monteray *San Francisco *Yosemite *Train Ride from San Fran to Seatle ...

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