Courtyard By Marriott Washington, DC / U.S. Capitol
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... of its heavily armed guards) and then all of sudden I was in this very gentrified area, with beautiful old Georgian style houses with masses of trees bordering the road, it was such a contrast to the concrete jungle I had just navigated. Nationals Park is set in the Navy Yard area of Washington and is a new (2008) retro style ballpark which has also revitalised this area with the subsequent restaurants and retail stores. I was fortunate that my ticket entitled me ...
... queuing for a while, we were informed that there was now a Spirit flight scheduled to depart at 7:20pm the following day (17th June) however, we would have to find our own accommodation for the night. Moments later, we then told that the airline was purchasing tickets from other companies for flights and we were to leave our name with the manager.
So now, we are forced to sleep on the cold airport floor. Not a happy ...
... and she is the 3rd highest paid police chief in the country. "You Go Girl". One in every 12 people is a lawyer in DC. It is one in 300 people in the rest of the country.
An area of the DC called Foggy Bottom got its name because the area was originally a factory area and the smoke from the factories rises up making a fog over cast.
We saw the US Marine Corp's memorial that was modeled after the iconic ...
... The MCM begins on the road that runs along the north end of the cemetery and it finishes at the Iwo Jima (USMC) Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery.
The well known sites, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, JFK Memorial, etc. were crowded, so I wandered off to a quieter corner for a wonderful walk among the hero.
... Compared to the variety of bars we found in Philly, the area of DC that we visited certainly didn't inspire me. A couple of drinks in, I headed back, and to bed.
First thing on the second morning was to check out the US Capitol. This was also free, and as well as having access to the grounds and the inside of the building, we were also granted access to the viewing area of the House of Representatives. We debate over which side ...