Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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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 ...

No sign of Mr Obama ..., Washington DC, United States travel blog

No sign of Mr Obama ...

A travel blog entry by emmafox

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Today I visited the National Museum of National History and the National Museum of American History. Then I went to the National Archives and saw the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. After some lunch I had a look ...

We See DC, Washington, United States travel blog

We See DC

A travel blog entry by webebookersyall

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OCS graduation, Washington DC, United States travel blog

OCS graduation

A travel blog entry by derekrandall

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... minor compared to what such courageous men have undertaken to uphold their beliefs in the good in humanity and the United States. I feel humbled and honored to finally be eligible to take my small place among those great men ...

Adopted: Laughter  Tears, Alaska, United States travel blog

Adopted: Laughter Tears

A travel blog entry by laconicumes

... really own newborn infant. The distress about children not undergoing adoption diverge from country to state, however even out in the United States, where preconditions could be as serious as they get outside of West Europe, to a lesser degree twenty% ...

Everything!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Everything!

A travel blog entry by phoenixfranklin

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... . We just got back from the Appalachian mountains, we went on some long walking tracks with ferns and oak trees. Now we are staying with dads uncle in Washington  DC the capital of america. tomorrow we are going to see the president's house.   ...

Day 1, Washington D.C., United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by panik_in_pink

... Plaza Hotel is not an easily accessible siren.  Her signs are everywhere but in the subterranean world of the Washington D.C. metro, they point in any number of mismatched directions.  Up, down, left, right, handicapped elevator, desperately ...

Washington Tour, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Tour

A travel blog entry by briggs

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... some really good views of the buildings, and monuments, and good information. We saw the Congress Building - very impressive, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial amongst many others.  And finally we decided to gett off the bus at the White ...

Jun 07, 2009, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Jun 07, 2009

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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... for a home theater and lots of space to display all my sprots memorabilia.  After a drive around Bel Air, we departed for DC.  We managed to make it to there museums:  the Museum of the American Indian, the Sculpture Garden and the Natural ...

White House and Newseum, 14_Washington DC, United States travel blog

White House and Newseum

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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Cont'd ... We had a group photo in front of the White House. President Obama didn't greet us but a squirrels did. His name was Bob. The next stop was the Newseum. It is an interactive museum focusing on all media. We say a 4-D movie. We traveled in time ...

A Day at the Museum : Smithsonian Natural History, Washington, United States travel blog

A Day at the Museum : Smithsonian Natural History

A travel blog entry by webebookersyall

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A half day sprint around the Natural History museum on the National Mall today. Sssh don't tell everybody or else it will be jammed. Oops, too late, the rain dragged the world and it's stuffed American Prairie Dog into the museum .... Along with our good ...

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Zoe's "Did you know?"

A travel blog entry by briggs

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... 3) America's best ever speech was by Abraham Lincoln and was only 2 minutes long ("Four Score and Seven years ago..."  4) Washington Monument took over 30 years to build because they ran out of money.  And they had stop for a few years, then ...

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