Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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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 ...

Still Washington, Washington, United States travel blog

Still Washington

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey

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... good idea if I wore sunglasses in public - which was OK because it was a nice sunny day and we were taking in the sights of Washington's posh parts on the Big Bus. Nighttime was shaping up to be a bit of a challenge though. In a flash of inspiration Jarn ...

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

Last Day in Washington

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey

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... only other must do we planned was The Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. I liked that idea because it's free. Most museums in Washington are free. Certainly worth visiting but I'd recommend not going after a 20 km hike. By the time we'd finished our feet ...

Washington, Washington, United States travel blog

Washington

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey

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... the rest of our day and have a wonderful weekend before adding that the doors were closing. Our first impressions of Washington D.C. - lots of impressive buildings, lots of polite people, lots of black people (also polite), lots of police sirens and ...

Washington, Washington, United States travel blog

Washington

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey

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... that has a stop under Macy's. If you're ever in Washington I can suggest you buy a 7 day Metro ticket. Makes getting around Washington easy. We were both tempted to buy some new gear there but as both our cases are already full we declined. On the other ...

Arriving in Amsterdam, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Arriving in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by iacommutersnob

First international conflict in Amsterdam! Seeing women in a window in a bra and panties is new... What the xxx really means....floods, fires and famine, I think. Basement level Houses have access to the canals at basement level in Utrecht but not in ...

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 ...

Dinner and Monuments Tour, 15_Washington DC, United States travel blog

Dinner and Monuments Tour

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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cont'd ... Dinner was at Bucca Di Beppo. There was a lot of food, spaghetti, bread, salad, and chicken pamigiana, and a triple layer chocolate cake. Lastly we ran thought the Jefferson Memorial, Koran War Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial before ...

Gratis är gott, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Gratis är gott

A travel blog entry by evahagel

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Om jag fick en krona för varje amerikansk flagga som vajar i Washington DC skulle jag vara miljonär. Man kan inte missa att det är USA's huvudstad, den saken är i varje fall säker! Washington (i folkmun "DC") vinner på tillgänglighet, ...

Washington DC Day 2, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC Day 2

A travel blog entry by harleyrider2

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We had booked a tour but the tour bus was full and left us, so being Kiwi's we jumped onto a cab and went to the start point. We saw the Capitol Building; Senate Building; Korean and Vietnam Memorial; Roosevelt Memorial; the White House and then cabbed ...

Shambles by night..., Washington, United States travel blog

Shambles by night...

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

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... When the bus did eventually turn up, there was a young woman driving who, we learned later, was on her very first day in DC! This meant more delays as our tour guide was speaking to us and trying to navigate for the poor girl. The tour was actually ...

Please read preface before viewing photos, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Please read preface before viewing photos

A travel blog entry by emmafox

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... the sky a shade of orange and this added to the ambience. Still my camera could not capture how beautiful it was a night. I arrived in Washington DC at 3pm on the Amtrak train and walked to my hostel. After putting my things in my room I walked down to ...

Our Nations Capital, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Our Nations Capital

A travel blog entry by travelchiz

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... our tire. No worries, 2 new tires later and some really oily tempura we were back on the road and made it into DC by about midnight. I of course fell asleep right when Chris needed help with directions. oh well.... Katie is staying with a Family ...

Cherry Blossom Festival, DC, Washington, United States travel blog

Cherry Blossom Festival, DC

A travel blog entry by webebookersyall

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The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is here in DC, with people traveling many many miles to see it. Just off the National Mall, by the Jefferson Memorial are many cherry trees and many many more tourists. We decide to add to these ...

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