The Reid Flats
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... are often frequented by, sadly, only Afr.Amer people hanging about, often drunk. This sweet little leafy 'circle/park' reflects this. Each time we pass it there are white kids sitting with their cell phones or chatting, Black Hispanic nannies with little ones and always one or two possibly homeless black men lying on the benches.As I draw at 9.30 a.m, a nanny with 2 littlies, one white, and the above -mentioned guy on the bench are present. After some time ...
... of the famous Hope Diamond, but it was so crowded, and the lighting wasn't very good, that I hope you'll forgive me for skipping it. (Here you can see the information on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hope_Diamo nd )
Most of the museums (and the zoo as well) are free, so tomorrow I might go back and visit some more, or perhaps the zoo.
... have amazing respect for their Veterans.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was next and we all agreed it was the least favourite of all. The Memorial is in Constitution Gardens and the wall contains the names of around 58,000 US Servicemen killed in the war.
Bid farewell to Alan today as we flew home - Rob is now left with the three girls!
... For every item anyone bought, we would get 20% off. At the shop there were hats with Washington D.C. boldly, the FBI and NCIS logo, the US seal, and hoodies with the same things. Pretty much everyone attacked the FBI apparel, however Jack and I (Mia) settled for the NCIS beanies. Not everyone took advantage of the sale, but Ms. Winter bought everyone postcards which we will be writing on and sending home from Gettysburg.
However, the excitement ...
... night we headed to a tasty afghani restaurant before an early night as we were then heading off to New York the next morning. Our final stop before New York was Philadelphia, where the liberty bell sits. We spent two hrs wandering around the city, watching others have a Philly cheese steak (Isaac could not quite bring himself to eating one and settled for a bagel) and soaking up a bit more history. We them were off to explore New York!! :) Amanda & ...
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