Travel Blogs from Bethesda
Ethiopian Airlines rocks! First of all the chairs are green and yellow, which I think is awesome. They are not the typical, boring blue and gray American cabins. Secondly, they have fed us twice and we are only half way through our flight. There are mad movies, tv shows, and games on the screens ...
... they both died in the attack.
The Atom Bomb was being built for military use; to President Truman it was as if entire planet fell on him. The president was a hard, working persistent man that wouldn't give up. He pushed through the first years as president and helped end World War II with the bombing of Japan. The bomb he released was nothing like any other bomb. The atom bomb had the force of 20,000 ...
... to an announcement an hour before the flight saying 'the plane had been over booked three people will not be flying today'. As obviously noone came forward to give up their seats the airline then began to offer money '$300' ... '$400' .... '$500' (american airline credit!!). Eventually some came forward and phil borded his flight. He met a guy called gabriel who was from barbados and when we met him at the baggage collection he was quite shocked to learn that phil friends were all ...
... easy with no real agenda and try to stay cool. We are sweltering by the time we walk the few blocks to get there. I have neglected to mention in previous posts that all of the federal buildings now have security scans when you enter. Prepare to have your bags searched and you scanned before entering. Marshall wisely left his pocket knife in the room this trip.
We roam around for several hours. ...
... which doesn't make sense so I stare plainly back. He repeats it again followed by,
"Your suitcase, bag, look well used, internationally traveled," commenting now on my tattered red suitcase, scuffed/filthy suede purse (which I love), and pealing shoes (as I saw him looking at those as well).
I've come to terms with having to buy a new pair but haven't gotten around to it yet. I first saw them in a store somewhere ...
Other places to stay in Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda | 3 star hotelfrom $83
One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- Very disappointing
- Usually Stay Here for Business at NIH
- Great Place for a Short Stay:
5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda | 4 star hotelfrom $99
6711 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda | 4 star hotelfrom $110
7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda | 3 star hotelfrom $144
8400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda | 3 star hotelfrom $79
8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda | 2 star hotelfrom $92
7740 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda | 3 star hotelfrom $106
7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda | 3 star hotelfrom $110