Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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A Night at the Verizon, Verizon Center, United States travel blog

A Night at the Verizon

A travel blog entry by honestman

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Managed to get downtown via car and metro in plenty time. All the razzamatazz of US sport, members of the armed forces, winter Olympic medallists and the national anthem all part of the warm up. Had to have Pizza and v large diet Pepsi - just because ...

Day 175: Smithsonian and Capitol, Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 175: Smithsonian and Capitol, Washington DC

A travel blog entry by mfln31

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Lauren here. After a rather stressful morning having discovered our lease car has been written off while we've been away (cue rage and frustration at not being able to talk to anyone about it) we headed out to the American History Museum. We stayed ...

Day 174: Washington DC Walking Tour, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 174: Washington DC Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by mfln31

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... guy on the roof with binoculars wasn't a sniper thinking of taking us out. From there the walk took us on to the Washington Monument (massive phallic symbol) and then to the WWII, Vietnam and Korean War memorials. The WWII one was favourite, I liked the ...

Washington, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington

A travel blog entry by acfnoel

My most prominent memory of Washington DC is not the stately capitol building nor the symmetry of The Mall, nor the awed brilliance of the Lincoln Memorial, it is that in this city I had my digital camera stolen. If anyone is interested it is a Panasonic ...

Dulles again!!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Dulles again!!

A travel blog entry by honestman

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Seem to have lost previous comments....  Bag safe, bottle safe and transferred into main case...  Have even bag dropped and ready for departure, all very smooth so far.. 23 days ago I'd arrived about 30 mins ago......... It does seem like ages ...

The Pentagon & Capital Hill, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Pentagon & Capital Hill

A travel blog entry by beckywilliamson

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... . It was a great experience. Unfortunately I was unable to go to the White House as there were too many requests this year through the British embassy so they have stopped tours. As I said on Sunday, I love DC and it's amazing because everything is ...

Touristafication, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Touristafication

A travel blog entry by americanpoet

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... "All who wander are not lost"  --jrr tolken James and I went downtown today. We went to the American history museum, the Washington monument, the Lincoln memorial, and the Whitehouse.  We took some sweet pics. I'd say that's pretty good for two guys ...

A Brief Visit to Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A Brief Visit to Washington DC

A travel blog entry by bushaw

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... Teresa's where we called it a day (after doing a couple loads of clothes). Aside from the weather, we had a really nice day in Washington, DC. We only scratched the surface (if even that!) of what we could have seen. This city warrants a heck of a lot ...

My sister, niece, and I, vacationed in DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

My sister, niece, and I, vacationed in DC

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

... east coast to attend our nephew's wedding in Hendersonville, NC, my sister, her daughter, and I decided to spend a few days in DC.   Our hotels were located in Dupont Circle, but I stayed at the Embassy Inn, a poor-man's rental for five nights, ...

Washington, Its Free, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington, Its Free

A travel blog entry by honestman

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In a city designed by a Frenchman and built by an American.  Its grandiose, spacious and very functional with lots of greenery. The city could do with opening sooner as most things don't open until 10am...  Woke early and got myself into the ...

Old Dogs......, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Old Dogs......

A travel blog entry by suerussdrury

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10th December - Tuesday It's still snowing, only lightly but because it is snowing the government shuts down, all government employees get the day off and still get paid, wish I worked for the government!!! We were up, dressed and had had breakfast all ...

U.S.A.- 2- from New York to New Orleans, Washington DC, United States travel blog

U.S.A.- 2- from New York to New Orleans

A travel blog entry by vinkor

... art too but the first two remained in mine mind. Then of course all the public palaces and monuments: Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington Memorials and Arlington Cemetery where we could see the grave of the President John Kennedy and his brother Bob Kennedy. ...

Thomas and Susan's Wedding - Washington DC, Washington dc, United States travel blog

Thomas and Susan's Wedding - Washington DC

A travel blog entry by claireabella22

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... back in NZ for a couple of years. He has married a wonderful lady, Susan. They were married at the end of September in Washington DC. It was great to see all Thomas's family again, and meet some more of his siblings (there are quite a few!!). Take ...

getting ready to ir pra brasil, Still in DC, United States travel blog

getting ready to ir pra brasil

A travel blog entry by ocaso

eu vou pra brasil em uns quantos dias!!! i am going to be taking a trip to brasil in two weeks, and wanted to use this site as a place to keep family and friends (i.e. you) updated as to my whereabouts and also just as proof that i am alive and not ...

Monumental amounts of sightseeing, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Monumental amounts of sightseeing

A travel blog entry by amanda_escapes

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... and all the art gallery and museum buildings, went past the Whitehouse, and visited the following monuments: the Washington Monument, the WWI monument, the WWII monument (quite impressive actually, lots of fountains and columns and inscriptions), the ...

The road to America's birthplace, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The road to America's birthplace

A travel blog entry by sileas

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... in Washington D.C. There was no way to walk around in this shitty weather, so I only got to see the Capitol and the Washington monument from afar. Abraham Lincoln Memorial and the White House were on my bucket list too... Well, definitely next time! But ...

The Institute Assumes Wheels, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Institute Assumes Wheels

A travel blog entry by mr.henry

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... ’t know, you know, ‘coz, you know, I don’t go in for Slayer so much anymore, you know.” Apparently Washington DC is for insiders, but Mrs Henry and I do wonder. Despite leaving all Mrs Henry’s Snicker Bars in the Egg’s ...

Day 176: World Cup Fever in Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 176: World Cup Fever in Washington DC

A travel blog entry by mfln31

... while watching Jonah Hill comedy films. I can't believe our four nights here are almost over already. We've had a great time in DC and Nick and Maura have been fantastic hosts. Tomorrow morning we're taking a bus to New York where we'll spend the last ...

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 ...

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