Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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Kite Festival, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Kite Festival

A travel blog entry by ondago

It's the 42nd Annual Smithsonian Kite Festival, our first to witness the ...

Another Tour??  Really?, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Another Tour?? Really?

A travel blog entry by barbwengler

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... of him - Teddy.  I've heard JFK was on that spot just weeks before his death and thought it was the prettiest spot in DC. Seeing the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unkown Soldier was cool.  Watching a man walk 21 steps, ...

Half way there, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Half way there

A travel blog entry by cpiotto

half way! ...

My first day in DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

My first day in DC

A travel blog entry by vincentsg

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... up. This morning we took the subway to DC and straight after that we went to the Carousel. Then we walked to the  Washington Monument. We went  to the top of the monument  and it is 555feet tall. We went to the art gallery looked ...

Bonus Blog: Vets in DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Bonus Blog: Vets in DC

A travel blog entry by lewvan

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While we were in the airport in Washington DC, an announcement came over the intercom. A flight of veterans from Cincinnati who had fought in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam were about to land and disembark from their plane. A crowd of people surrounded their ...

Hello, Mr President..., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Hello, Mr President...

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... where a large number of the tourist attractions are so it didn't take long to get down to see the Hoover Building, Capitol, Washington Monument and National Mall. I also went on a wee trip up the Old Post Office Tower where you get a brilliant view to ...

The Captiol, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Captiol

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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After driving through Shenandoah National Park which gives some great views into the Virginian Mountains we headed to Washington D.C. When we got there at night most of the public buildings were illuminated. You can tell that this is the capitol of the ...

Lay over, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Lay over

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

A couple of hours lay over for our flight to Las ...

Half A Day In The Capital, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Half A Day In The Capital

A travel blog entry by sam.bewitching

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So after a night of pretty much no sleep at all onboard an Amtrak train we arrived in Washington DC only 2 hours late... seriously how do they lose so much time on these trains??? weird. We'd decided prior to leaving home that we really wanted to see ...

Homeward Bound, Washington,DC, United States travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by gypsy4now

Home to snow!! And I didn't think I could miss the 100+ temps of the ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... were scattered through the garden giving an impressive sight. Nearby were the names of the countries who fought alongside the United States in this war, including Australia. This was a moving remembrance.  We next hopped off the bus at Capital ...

Changing of the guard, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Changing of the guard

A travel blog entry by cam.p.h.white

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Changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown ...

Washington. Need AC in DC., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington. Need AC in DC.

A travel blog entry by linleybarrett

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... nbsp; Love it. Then onto.. Me: "Oh there's that big penis looking thang".  Kathy: '"You're a f*cken weirdo".. the Washington monument. Next stop the WWII Memorial.  Loved this one. Lots of fountains etc. We carried on to the Jefferson ...

Political science, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Political science

A travel blog entry by mmtk

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Studying at Georgetown University is both interesting and hard. It is interesting because perspectives are viewed from perspectives that are new to me. Also, I find teachers inspiring and the knowledge of students extensive. These factors contribute to ...

The Queen Goes Sightseeing, Washington, United States travel blog

The Queen Goes Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by colette.higgins

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... to the queen at the Arlington Hotel, then around 3:00 p.m. she decided to go sightseeing.  She visited the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building, the National Museum, the National Deaf Mute College (today’s Gallaudet University), and the ...

Day 6 - Travel Day - New York to Washington, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Travel Day - New York to Washington

A travel blog entry by kathy.63

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... To allow Kaf and the girls the chance to experience all things American, Madge included a train trip from New York to DC. The girls have completed the three and a half hour journey without complication. They have arrived safely and are settling into ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by irenen42

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... today, saw the White House (from a distance, you're not allowed to get anywhere near it since 9/11), Capitol Hill, the Washington Monument and some of the War Memorials.  Also went to the Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian where they have full ...

George, George, George of the Jungle, Washington DC, United States travel blog

George, George, George of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by annaroo

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... we decided to stay for the ziplining and didn’t miss out on such a cool adventure. Next, was the 6 hour drive to Washington, DC. Once we got there, I got excited and started taking pictures as soon as we started driving into the city. ...

Train ramblings by Nick, Somewhere on the east coast, United States travel blog

Train ramblings by Nick

A travel blog entry by woodsideamerica

Some guy standing in the middle of the aisle just finished "preaching". It was tough to hear what he was jabbering about (what with my trying to selfishly read), but he seemed to stretch from the breaking down of the American railway system to the ...

Children's National Hospital, Washington, United States travel blog

Children's National Hospital

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

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... though as it was like a heart attack on a plate. Figures of the Scholarship Number of Cities/Towns visited; 20 Number of States visited; 10 Number of hospitals visited; 10 Days spent at conference; 5 Number of journeys via aeroplane; 9 (10 322 mileage ...

The safest place in the world, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The safest place in the world

A travel blog entry by mmtk

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... a splendid treat of organisation and coordination. DC must be the safest place in the world. http://www.evolpub.com/Americandialects/AmDialMap.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(United_States) ...

A decade's worth of museums in one stop, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A decade's worth of museums in one stop

A travel blog entry by tamollie

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... Gallery, Smithsonian Castle, the Sculpture Gardens, Alexandria Archeology, Masonic Temple.  Our monuments: the Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington, Martin Luther King, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Korean War and the White House.  We also managed ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by alikat

Hello, welcome to Washington DC. We are loving the museums and the monuments - well I mean Doug is, I am loving the shopping. Yippee! Off to New York tomorrow, however I will update this as soon as possible. With love and hugs Ali ...

Ben's Chili Bowl, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Ben's Chili Bowl

A travel blog entry by so29

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... , but a great lesson in civil rights history as it was the only local African American-run business to remain open all through DC's post MLK assassination riots and the following drug/slum problems in the neighborhood until the rebirth of the area in the ...

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

Sightseeing around D.C

A travel blog entry by cam.p.h.white

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... what I saw in my final day in D.C before I headed to New Mexico. Firstly we went to the USAF memorial; dedicated to the United States Air Force and very impressive as you will see from the pictures. After spending some time there, we all headed down into ...

9th August - D.C., all things Presidential, Washington DC, United States travel blog

9th August - D.C., all things Presidential

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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Washington D. C. For our first full day in DC we were in luck, it happened to be one of the three days throughout the whole year that the White House gardens are open to the public. We were dropped into the city shortly after 8:30 a.m. and headed ...

The US Capital, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The US Capital

A travel blog entry by clairechris2008

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... why they needed to make so much fuss. Hey y'all, we're in America! Once back to normal we headed for the Washington National Cathederal where we walked around the outside admiring the beautiful arhitecture and walked in for a treat. There was an organ ...

DC! Where Obama lives, woohoooooo, Washington DC, United States travel blog

DC! Where Obama lives, woohoooooo

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

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... memorial is from parliament house, except there isnt a lake in between. or at least it felt that far. We stopped at the washington monument on the way, and then the white house which was very cool but also very heavily guarded. We saw the presidents ...

Layovers Galore, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Layovers Galore

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... Town before my final 3 stop flight to Kigali, Rwanda where I meet back up with Sergey and join the overland thing again for the next 4 months. As for today, I'm thinking about heading into DC for a few hours to stroll around the ...

Night at the Museum, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Night at the Museum

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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Slept in well this morning, until 9.30am thanks to Dad's snoring not being too severe and Maurice not getting up at 6am to have a shower. We decided to take the day fairly easily as we’d pretty much seen all the sights. We started off by going to ...

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