Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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What a History Book., Washington DC, United States travel blog

What a History Book.

A travel blog entry by suerussdrury

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... , got ourselves dressed in layers and headed out to the local shops for a few supplies for the big train trip tomorrow. We leave here (Washington) at 11:05 am tomorrow (Friday) and get into Chicago at 10:05 am on Saturday, where it is very cold my phone ...

Washington and Georgetown!, Washington DC , United States travel blog

Washington and Georgetown!

A travel blog entry by jade.kingdon

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... with was really intense, but intersting and very effective. It was majorly hot today so I walked and had a hot dog in Washington mall and watched people playing roller hockey and kick ball... Then came back to the hostel and was teaching people english ...

Philadelphia Cheese Steak, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Philadelphia Cheese Steak

A travel blog entry by wsheard

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... groove now. When we first set off we were trying to fit too much into each day, and becoming very tired as a result. We have now adopted a much more relaxed attitude of rest and relaxation with a bit of sight seeing thrown in. Next stop Washington ...

Capital Punishment, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Capital Punishment

A travel blog entry by wsheard

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Welcome to Washington, home of the Jobsworth security guard. Washington is in the grip of security fever. You cannot enter any public building without your bag being x-rayed or searched. No matter where you are in this city you are being watched. It ...

Off to see Washington., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Off to see Washington.

A travel blog entry by suerussdrury

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... the train with no problems, very comfortable, warm and you just sit and watch the scenery go by, it was all white. We got to Washington with no problems, we found our way to the taxi with no problems. Our taxi driver did get a little lost but only a ...

I Have A Dream, Washington DC, United States travel blog

I Have A Dream

A travel blog entry by sophiecorless

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... crosses stretching out as far as the eye can see. The Tomb Of The Unknowns is truly, truly magnificnet, as is the United States Marine Corps Memorial, and are both fitting tributes to the many men who have died as a result of ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by woistnici

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Früh am Donnerstagmorgen sind Melly und ich in Washington DC angekommen. Nachdem wir unser Auto auf einem Parkplatz ganz in der Nähe des Hostels abgestellt hatten, konnte es schon losgehen mit der Sightseeingtour. Angefangen beim Weißen Haus, zur ...

Washington's best, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington's best

A travel blog entry by rvs

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Today we had to get up early as well as we had a tour booked in the Capitol (equivalent of the Parliament House).  We arrived there at about 8:15am for the 8:30 opening.  The building is big but but impressive in the same time.  The tour ...

Day 15 Boston to Washington, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 15 Boston to Washington

A travel blog entry by johnmu

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... but their main park with the Washington Monument as one end of the Mall and the Capitol Building at the other. The Washington Monument has scaffolding all around it as it is undergoing repairs resulting from an earthquake in Washington in August 2011. ...

Washington Day One, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Day One

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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Howdy folks, We got up early at 6:30am because we were planning on beating the rush hour into Washington DC, but we weren't organized enough so we ended up spending a few hours planning out the day properly. Checking out at 9am, we drove to the nearest ...

Last day in Washington, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Last day in Washington

A travel blog entry by rvs

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Today is basically our last official day in Washington D.C.  It’s is very windy today and it feels like -15 degrees Celsius with the wind chill factor. Mattias seemed to have temperature this morning so we decided to go to the Medical Centre to ...

Washington Day Three, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Day Three

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... we took the glass elevator up the centre plaza to the top. There we had a pretty good view of the Capitol building and the Washington Monument. Our last stop of the day was the Museum of American History which wasn't as great as we were expecting. I ...

The Nation's Crapital!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Nation's Crapital!

A travel blog entry by kieron_mendez

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... (and Castle), to Capitol Hill, and the reflecting pool that sits at the bottom of it. After this we back-tracked towards the Washington Monument & the War Memorial. The memorial is grand and poignant too. Their is a huge wall with 4048 gold stars on ...

Pelicans at Pismo Beach, Pismo, United States travel blog

Pelicans at Pismo Beach

A travel blog entry by ggilreath

Waterlife is everywhere along the ...

Day 16 Washington - Touring the sites, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 16 Washington - Touring the sites

A travel blog entry by johnmu

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... ,  we had the opportunity to take the elevator to the top of the north tower which provided a great view of Washington.  It became obvious from the tower that Washington was set out fairly methodically and there was little high rise development. ...

New Years, New Cities and New Blisters, Washington DC, United States travel blog

New Years, New Cities and New Blisters

A travel blog entry by josephandjoel

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... thing yet. We took the train into DC to go see all of the sights and it was really amazing. We saw the Washington Monument, Smithsonian natural history museum, Lincoln memorial, White House and the Air and Space museum. There was so much to see in such a ...

Day 17 Washington Museums, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 17 Washington Museums

A travel blog entry by johnmu

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...  precious documents. You could barely made out the writing but you could make out the signatures including John Hancock, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. There were much more to see than these 4 documents and we strolled around for a while ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by tonestar

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... and then went walking around. We went to near where the Capitol building is and had good view of that as well as the Washington Monument which was directly opposite it. So we took some photos of all that like tourists do, and then walked around for ...

Travel Day & Washington D.C., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Travel Day & Washington D.C.

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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... stop traffic to look at an accident on the other side of the highway) seem to be out in force - but we finally arrived at Washington D.C. after our son has been crying for about 45 minutes. We ignored our rule that a "travel day" is simply that, not to ...

Mt. Vernon - George Washington's Home, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Mt. Vernon - George Washington's Home

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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... like the stables, office, and more - around 20 or so). We ended our day at the museum, a very interesting audio/visual trip through Washington's life.  At the end there is a little room for the kids which they can play with a huge doll house like Mt. ...

Day 18 Washington but foot, subway and bus, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 18 Washington but foot, subway and bus

A travel blog entry by johnmu

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... ;  This was our first experience of both the downtown area and the subway which is off the usual tourist trials.  Washington, despite the capital of the US is not immune from poverty and other social issues.  There are still plenty of ...

Arrived in ny on sat 30/9 evening - it took ..., NY, United States travel blog

Arrived in ny on sat 30/9 evening - it took ...

A travel blog entry by alect

Arrived in NY on Sat 30/9 evening - it took me over two hours to get out of the airport and get home - passport control and customs were not problems I thought they would be - luggage took forever to come out, and then the car which was supposed to pick ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by rvs

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... after getting some dinner we were ready to knock off and go to our hotel room for some much needed rest (Note: this is a G rated post ;-) ). Tomorrow - some more of Washington... I am not a “city” man but Washington is nice even in my books. ...

A friend had organized a white water ..., East Bumfuck, United States travel blog

A friend had organized a white water ...

A travel blog entry by alect

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... a nearby dam), we thought we would do what we could with nature as it was. West Virginia is nestled between the eastern states and the mid-west (for more info see http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/nytmaps.pl?west_virginia). The fact that most of ...

More of Washington Pearls, Washington DC, United States travel blog

More of Washington Pearls

A travel blog entry by rvs

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... yeah, I feel like I am crawling around Washington D.C. and I have to walk veeeeerrrrryyyy sllllooooooowwwlllllyyy... :-) The top of the Washington Memorial is about 500 levels hight with a great view of Washington D.C.  Following that we made our way ...

First plane ride, check!, Washington, United States travel blog

First plane ride, check!

A travel blog entry by jillian.zinn

... for us then the snow we left from. Unfortunately, since our flight got delayed out of Tulsa we missed our original flight out of DC so will now leave here at 9:55 pm. Then off to Europe, stopping in Frankfurt, Germany and then finally flying to our final ...

Washington Day Two, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Day Two

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... tight as I had expected, but there were still quite a few police cars and officers around the place. Unfortunately the Washington National Monument was off limits because an earthquake last year had cracked the foundations of what was the world's largest ...

Drookit!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Drookit!

A travel blog entry by anni.porter

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For those of you who don't understand the Scottish vernacular - drookit means very wet!! So we arrived in Union Station Washington DC – what a magnificent building! and got to our hotel – the long way round we discovered – but it was our ...

In the land of the free and the home of the brave!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

In the land of the free and the home of the brave!

A travel blog entry by emmafox

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Got up early to get my free ticket to the Washington Monument. Then visited the US Capitol, National Museum of the American Indian and the Air and Space Museum. After 3 hours in each I went back to the hostel for a nap then went back to ascend the ...

Supreme Court Admission Ceremony, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Supreme Court Admission Ceremony

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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This was a really big day in Washington.  We had to get up at 6 am to catch the bus to the Court by 7:30.  The ceremony was very impressive and the Supreme Court building had more security than I have ever seen.  We had to pass through 3 ...

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