Courtyard By Marriott Chevy Chase
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Today was our last day in Washington. We found out what we thought was the front door of the White House turned out to be the back door. I thought it was strange that guests had to walk through Michelle's veggie garden. So we went and checked out the front door. Much closer. Also a lot more secret service men, homeland security men, canine security men, plain clothes special secret service men and policemen. We could pick out the plain clothes security men because they had the ...
... museum of natural history I went there the first day for maybe 10minutes before I realised I was incapable of getting anything out of it due to a severe case of museumitis. I returned the next day and went on a free 'highlights' museum tour. Tour guide: Jeff. For some reason we were also joined by 2 other museum volunteers who gave constant oohs and aahs on the tour. Doris, a little old lady with a purple dress theme complemented by a feathered shawl. From the ...
... where there was a huge high end art/craft show taking place...YES!) into Washington and cycled to Capitol Hill, The Whitehouse, the monuments and had an informative talk about the history of Slavery in the USA from one of the State Park employees on the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial. The history of a place informs so many parts of who they once were...but also defines parts of who they are or can be.
From Washington we meandered our way through ...
... allowed inside. We are then bombarded with dozens of signs and rules all over the building. No food in the living area, kitchen closes at 10, blocking the toilet carries a $1000 fine. It was what I'd imagine North Korea would be like if they branched out into tourism and opened youth hostels. The hostel wasn't even that clean or tidy or nice or big. It didn't have too much going for it at all, especially when George tells me regretfully that he saw ...
... extra samosas, the cashier had gotten our order wrong. It was not the end of the world though, I stashed the extras in our back pack and we were back on our way to the Air and Space Museum.
We explored the museum from end to end, reading about the origins of manned flight, creation of GPS and many other exhibits in between. After we left we headed down the road toward the Washington Monument pausing only for Froyo with blackberries and granola ...