Travel Blogs from Washington DC, United States

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Spirit of Mount Vernon, Washington, United States travel blog

Spirit of Mount Vernon

A travel blog entry by colette.higgins

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... ; After touring the home they were asked to take a group photo outside on the lawn.  They then proceeded to George Washington’s tomb.  Lili’uokalani described the scene:  “Although it is but an humble resting-place for one ...

Welcome to Dulles, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Welcome to Dulles

A travel blog entry by laters

We're off today. Or so we thought. Our connection in Dulles was delayed by two hours. Not the end of the world but a bummer. This meant a later start in Zurich. Actually having a lay over in Dulles International steals a little of the thunder from ...

First night in Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

First night in Washington DC

A travel blog entry by dmcknew

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We arrived 2 hours late into Union Station Washington DC; we rushed to check into our hotel the "Park Hyatt". After getting dressed we made our way over to the Omni Shoreham where our group “ACT for America” was going to bus us over to ...

Road Trip Day 18, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Road Trip Day 18

A travel blog entry by lungstrums

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... travel. As we walked out of the building and across the National Mall, we got our first good look at the Washington Monument and Congress building. Next we went to the National Archives to see the actual Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and ...

Church On Sundays, Washington, United States travel blog

Church On Sundays

A travel blog entry by colette.higgins

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... ;   We chose to attend Mass at the Basilica for a number of reasons.  It is the largest Catholic Church in the United States, and one of the ten largest churches in the world.  It is also designated as a pilgrimage church, and in this ...

Heja Sverige, Malmö, Sweden travel blog

Heja Sverige

A travel blog entry by sannakoo

Unohtui sitten kuitata paluu Pariisiin viikonloppuna. Jospa alle 48 tunnin pyrähdyksiä ei lasketa. Kävin lähinnä pesemässä kaksi koneellista pyykkiä ja kastelemassa parvekekukat, sitten mentiin taas. Matkalle Ruotsiin lähdettiin jälleen ...

Capital on

Capital on "The Hill" & A White House!

A travel blog entry by kaydeetravels

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... drove through nearby ‘Arlington Cemetery’ with the graves of JFK and 350,000 soldiers and others.   Patriotic Washington DC as a whole has a very chilled-out vibe - apart from if you enter government buildings carrying prohibited items OR ...

Craigslist scam!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Craigslist scam!

A travel blog entry by fullertravels

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We explored Washington dc and its many hot tourist spots including the many interesting and boring museums, the white house and Lincoln memorial. The best museums on tour, i believe were the nature and dinosaur exhibits...with our brains running ...

Washington - Flot, Flottere, Flottest., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington - Flot, Flottere, Flottest.

A travel blog entry by roar

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... . Hotellet vi bor på hed The Mayflower, og er, ifølge taxa chaufføren, et af de flotteste og mest eksklusive hoteller i Washington. Det ses også tydeligt da vi kommer ind i Lobbyen, iført shorts, polo og IPod, hvor vi bliver modtaget af en piccolo i ...

10th August - More to see in DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

10th August - More to see in DC

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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... like absolute crap for about an hour after that!! We had been told that we were unlikely to get tickets to go up the Washington Monument, but I thought I would give it a try anyway. I was in luck, managing to get four tickets for myself, Kelsie, and ...

On Hoya Hoops and hope, Washington DC, United States travel blog

On Hoya Hoops and hope

A travel blog entry by mmtk

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On Hoya Hoops and hope GU stands for Georgetown University. Founded in 1789 GU is the oldest Catholic university in the United States. The towers of GU mark the Washingtonian landscape and overlook the Potomac river. The university colours are blue and ...

Eeek!  Off we go., Washington DC, United States travel blog

Eeek! Off we go.

A travel blog entry by rachnharry

Can't believe I'm taking a month off work, and I can't believe I wont have forgotten something vital. Ah well, that's what credit cards are for. ...

Gardens of Stone, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Gardens of Stone

A travel blog entry by bteasdale

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We rolled out of Natural Bridge KOA a few minutes before eight o'clock in the morning, headed for D.C.  The drive was easy, with light rain falling for a good portion of the trip.  Traffic was moderate on 81 north until we made the turn off to ...

The Whirlwind - Washington D.C., Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Whirlwind - Washington D.C.

A travel blog entry by usa2009aswm

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We saw Washington D.C. in one hour. Not bad going since we got to see the White House, the president being driven to work, The Mall, The Capitol, The Abreham Lincoln Memorial so I think we did okay. We had to drop off the car and get to the bus station ...

Flying Home, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Flying Home

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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... another 2.5 hours! This journey home began at 7:40 a.m., when I awoke in my Moscow hotel room. (That’s 11:40 p.m. yesterday Washington time!) After breakfast in the hotel, I packed and departed precisely at 9:00 – just as I had planned. I ...

Having a coffe with Obama, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Having a coffe with Obama

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

The just-in-time check-in traveller - part 2, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The just-in-time check-in traveller - part 2

A travel blog entry by ukuko

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... be running as independent (61% people agree on that, according to the pools). -- the flight was terrible and with delay, , since there was an hurricane passing by. I arrived past midnight to Washington D.C. and catched a cab with some ...

28 nights, 9400 miles, 24 states, done., Washington DC, United States travel blog

28 nights, 9400 miles, 24 states, done.

A travel blog entry by rachnharry

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... Crossing Delaware (our 24th and last state of the trip) happened in the blink of an eye and finally we were entering the DC suburbs.  There wasn't too much traffic and we got home just before lunch.  We’ve covered over 9400 miles.  It’s ...

the farm life, New jersy, United States travel blog

the farm life

A travel blog entry by shmaya

i am still on the farm. living the farm life... last week had to be the second orientation week. but it wasn't. i did my first job, it was fun. except the fact that the first day my pony (frank)was nasty. some of us worked in a pestival, we went to ...

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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I wake up in Washington DC, thirsty and hungry. Within 45 seconds of opening my eyes I am in the 7/11 over the road, buying quaissants and Coke, I can start being healthy tomorrow. Turns out that whatever the hostel has in terms of a laundrette is out of ...

Some souvenirs will last a life time..., Washington, United States travel blog

Some souvenirs will last a life time...

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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... on and sending home from Gettysburg. However, the excitement ends there. After the souvenir shop, we headed to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. At first, everyone was lighthearted and were super excited to be there, however, after getting in ...

Natural Treasure - Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Natural Treasure - Lincoln Memorial

A travel blog entry by jetsettermike

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My goal is to visit as many American iconic places in the United States, and I'm so grateful that I have a job that allows me to do this. One of the first places I have visited was the Lincoln Memorial. This monument is so inspiring and breath taking. I'm ...

Washington Day Trip, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington Day Trip

A travel blog entry by harrysusa

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We were up and cracking at 6am to get the bus to Washington DC. Four hours there, through New York, Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, five hours in the Capital, then four hours back to NY. We knew this trip would be short but didn't want to come all the way ...

Washington D. C. - SABR Convention, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Washington D. C. - SABR Convention

A travel blog entry by moonminder

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The Society for American Baseball Research has its annual convention in D.C. this year.  What a town!  I've already visited the Capitol, the Library of Congress, and the Museum of American History!  I was anxious to see the Capitol up ...

Airport Politics, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Airport Politics

A travel blog entry by chiefgracie23

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Okay so our Washington layover was pretty uneventful but we did see some funny things in the airport gift shop.  Thought I would share them with you! ...

District of Columbia, Washington DC, United States travel blog

District of Columbia

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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... of Kabob Day 3: National Gallery E. (Jasper Johns, Willem De Kooning, Max Ernst, Calder, Picasso, Matisse, Giocometti, Marsden Hartley, Dubuffet, Rauschenberg, Magritte, Modigliani), Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, White House ...

Day 2---A great success!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Day 2---A great success!

A travel blog entry by so29

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... slept or read on the bus (deemed a QUIET zone) and others relaxed on the waterfront or played games in the shadow of the Washington monument. The boys especially enjoyed "Bach, Bach, Beethoven" (duck, duck, goose) which is a game created (sorta) by David ...

Russia Visa Application Submitted, Washington, United States travel blog

Russia Visa Application Submitted

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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... GHANA, SOUTH KOREA, PALAU, MICRONESIA" is all I could fit in the answer space), and then wallah -- she filled out a yellow card that states to come back Wednesday, Sept. 22, to pick up my visa. Now my anxiety turns to the flights. I hope to leave Friday, ...

The Eagle has landed!!, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Eagle has landed!!

A travel blog entry by so29

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The Golden Gate Boys Choir has safely landed in Washington, DC! It is 9 pm ( three hours ahead of us) and 89 degrees! Whew! Pictures will be posted soon! Your son(s) are about to have a wonderful musical experience in our nations capital! ~Homebase ...

More exploring  but this time on a bike, Washington DC, United States travel blog

More exploring but this time on a bike

A travel blog entry by jodleigh16

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... the bikes in Melbourne cbd as I really couldn't walk much with he huge blisters on my feet.  No helmets on offer but Washington is actually quite bike friendly so all was ok.   We rode across to Arlington Virginia a went to see iowa Jima ...

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