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... some of the family straight away.
Day 2: today Uncle and Aunty take us to Baltimore. Automatically the song from Hairspray is in my head and I am bopping along to this soundtrack as we head over there.
We take a bathroom break when we get to the Inner Harbour and Aunty and I saw the most disgusting sight ever. Traumatising. I walk in and I thought I saw a lady naked from the waist down cleaning herself but I thought she was just wearing flesh coloured pants. Then I ...
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Anyway, we caught another Megabus at half 11 for our 4 and a half hour journey to Washington DC (only 34 bucks for us both, bargain!). Negotiated yet another new subway system and walked to our hostel (DC Lofty) checking in around 5.
We found out that our hostel is linked to another one and they have a pool party on Thursday's at a roof top pool in ...
... It doesn’t have any windows but it does have six manky bunk beds, all 12 beds occupied. A We were allocated bunks furthest away from each other as possible, both top bunks. I’m not sure what was a nicer touch, the swaying of the beds at every turn or the fact that the top bunks were about ten inches from the polystyrene tiled ceiling. Susie was particularly lucky – she had a ceiling tile hanging down above her bed, she was also right under the shower so got ...
... however police reinforcements were called in just before we arrived and were in the process of clearing out all the tourists who ignored the barriers. This was still somewhat fascinating and we were quite entertained by the protestors and general public’s frustrations/rants about the whole situation. Next we visited various war memorials which were partially open thanks to a group of war veteran’s protesting and breaking through the barriers earlier ...
... way back to the hotel later on. Walking up further, I made my way to the new Martin Luther King Jr memorial which is just amazing! I was very impressed with it! It is gigantic but so life-like and really nice to see a memorial of a non-President who has created a great deal of change just so the current President could have his job.
Walking from this memorial, I lastly made my way to the Abraham Lincoln memorial which was just stunning all lit ...