Comfort Inn Ft. Meade-Savage Mill
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... others from the time of the civil war through to recent, there are still about 60 people per week given services and burials here. John F Kennedy is here (he served in the navy apparently), Taft is the only other president though, space shuttle crews that died and thousands of others. We went to the tomb of the unknown soldier and watching the changing of the guard which is done every hour on the hour with military precision as you'd expect. There is a ...
... fragrance of fresh breads and cheese lingering
in the air and some classic French music playing and you take a peep inside and
in an instant you are there... on some street in Paris on a cool romantic
night.. and you smile to yourself blissfully. And you carry on walking and a
few steps further, you feel a sort of thumping in the ground below you and
suddenly there is an African live band playing some reggae tunes and smiling at
you while you walk past ...
... officer (I can't remember his credentials) introduces the new guard to the tomb - squeaky shoes, giant gun, scary booming voice and all. It was very special to watch.
After the ceremony, we went and found the tombs of John F. Kennedy and his family. It's a gorgeous view from where they are laid to rest, with giant marble plaques with his speeches carved onto the surface, surrounding the area. It really is a pretty place, despite the ...
... felt twice as heavy and were already aching! Haha. Got back to the hotel room, and packed some things, Ross had a nap surprise surprise, only is naps don't last for half hour or so, they last at least 1 and half hours! We were all ready to go out Ross said I could choose where to eat as he was paying for my birthday meal! N'aww what a cutie :) hehe!! We went to a Spanish tapas, it was lovely! We had 6 dishes between us, sliced duck and caramelised onions, smoked salmon ...
Said goodbye to Orlando Florida this morning and took 2 hour plane ride to Washington DC settled into the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The cab ride in passed quite a few of the sites we will be visiting in the next couple of days - The Lincoln Memorial and Arlington Cemetery just to name a few. Did a bit of a scout around so we can find our way to Union Station by 7.30 in the morning for our tour to ...