Courtyard By Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
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After sleeping in, we got dressed and drove about 45 minutes to Alexandria, Virginia. We were very excited to get out and explore, since it was projected to be cloudy and raining today, but instead we saw blue skies and warm temperatures!
We got to Alexandria, and immediately I was in love. The area reminded me of a combination of the old colonial buildings in Charlestown mixed with the bustling shopping and restaurant atmosphere of Portsmouth, except ...
... carpeted with shoes from the victims of the death camps. Dusty, worn shoes with laces missing or heels torn off. Shoes that had once been worn by real people with real hopes and dreams. These were people whose lives had been cruelly ended because of the misguided and inhuman stance of Hitler on 'racial purity' and hatred for the Jews primarily. How surprised he may be to know that the True God has chosen the Jews as His people! And there will be a ...
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After landing at Dulles Airport in Washington DC, I had 3 hours to kill. I did what any smart traveler does and checked out where my next gate was. I walk for what seemed like hours and found my gate at the end of Terminal A. Now I don't if you have ever been to the Dulles Airport but the end of Terminal A is where all the United Express gates, A1-A6, are. Each gate has 7 ...
... about all the places. Down past the Whitehouse, which we couldn't get close to but caught glimpses of and back to the Welcome Centre. After a quick chat with Barack Obama, and a loo break, we caught the orange line bus that took us past several museums, the FBI building, Willard's Hotel, built in the early 1900, Union Station, past the front of the Capital Building and round to the Lincoln Memorial. We hopped ...
... in the US. Besides walking around, we had the opportunity to take the elevator to the top of the north tower which provided a great view of Washington. It became obvious from the tower that Washington was set out fairly methodically and there was little high rise development. Laws restrict the height of building proportional to the width of streets and no building is able to dwarf the Washington Monument and other historic structure.