Travel Blogs from Washington DC
... so lunch time, we found a nice park to chill out in and enjoy our sandwiches. After, lunch we were heading to the national archive museum on our way we took a stroll through the art sculpture park which had contemporary sculpture's dotted around- which was quite cool. Situated in the middle was a pond, it was a pretty hot day so we sat there with our feet in the water cooling down for a little. We then arrived at the national archive ...
... the botanic gardens, a small garden compared to the Gardens by the Bay and large Botanic gardens described in Singapore, but lovelylaid out paths through an outside area of ethnobotanical and economic plants including a bed of many wheat varieties, wildflowers,pools and lovely attractive seating areas throughout. Inside the huge glass conservatory were sections such as jungle, medicinal plants, world deserts, plant adaptations, rare and endangered species. Totally enjoyable. In ...
... for her to kick back for a while and rest
We did a big loop around and saw lots of gov’t buildings,
and passed by the Thomas Jefferson memorial before stopping at the Lincoln
Memorial. Both Eugene and I were very keen to see Lincoln as he is something of
a celebrity to we non Americans.
There are a lot of step at the Lincoln memorial, it looked
like hundreds at least, and Sam was not keen to ...
... and bra that I had washed yesterday when I arrived were still not dry, but I threw them on despite this fact, figuring that it was probably going to rain on me anyway.
And rain it did. I had decided that I wanted to go to the Museum of Natural History and the Air
and Space Museum, and while I was on my way there, the skies opened up and as predicted, it ended up not mattering that my shirt and bra were already wet. Go me for ...
... from the wall. They had different expressions on their faces (peace, hope, agony/dispair) and the statue was surrounded by 8 trees representing the 8 woman’s names which are on the wall (all were nurses who died in Vietnam).
The Lincoln memorial was very close. We walked in the pouring rain and promised to meet again after 20 minutes. Nicky and I hung out because he didn’t feel so good. We watched kids jumping in puddles and ...