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Going to let pictures do some talking and fill in the documentary later.
We headed to town and went to our Congressmen's office to see what that was like. It was not as big as I had imagined it would be and the building in general looked more like an asylum than an office building ( things that make you say hmmm) We got into an earlier tour for the capital building than our reservation and that was pretty neat but you need gallery passes ...
... good movie about the Capitol. Then we toured the two main central areas with the statues and paintings. It was a short tour. Our tour didn't include Gallery tours of the House and Senate chambers and we would have to go to our Congressman's office to get them, which we didn't do. We had lunch in the new cafeteria and it was excellent.
After the Capitol, we took the underground tunnel to the Library of Congress. We ...
... end said, "By the way, I like your accent." Oh dear, I realized. I have an accent. And I'm quite sure it's not a very good one.
For now, though, I wait. I wait until my visa gets stamped on my passport. I wait until the last of the boxes arrives in Spain. And I wait until someone buys this couch. But in the words of Tom Petty, "The waiting is the hardest part."
... we walked down Amsterdam Falafel. Basically, you order falafel and then you get to put whatever toppings you'd like on it. Abby recommended the eggplant and it was so good. I finally felt full so we headed off to walk around some more. The area we were in was beautiful, but I can't remember what it was called. I loved the buildings and how open it seemed despite being a city. The flowers in people's yards were gorgeous. There was ...
... when we touched down. The stewardess had a pretty good sense of humor....she got on the speaker and said the usual thanks for flying Air Tran, and welcome to Davenport, Iowa! The chaperones got a big laugh ...most of the students didn't hear her or had a funny look on their faces!
Our guide, Lorna, was waiting for us at the airport. First matter of business...LUNCH. We headed to the Pentagon Centre Mall's food court. It was interesting...Subway, ...
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