Courtyard By Marriott Frederick
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... like to think that part of it at least didn't want me to leave either.
But, enough sop stories. I know that the rest of my time on this trip will be amazing and I can't be hung up too long on what's behind me, because there'll be plenty of amazing things ahead I'm sure.
So, after an easy 4 hour trip on an empty coach with free WiFi the whole way, I got back to DC and Andrew took me out for my last night ...
We bought John and Sharon some chocolates as a gift and they bought us the most amazing gift of all - Vegemite! We were thrilled! We told the story how we had packed a tube to bring over with us but forgot to check it in our luggage at the airport so had to ditch it - Paul and I have been talking about ordering some on the Internet - now we don't have to.
They also bought us a ...
... few cannon firing from the Union forces on the Ridge. It was only a fraction of the sound and fury, the hail of bullets and canister shot the soldiers faced but even that small amount was enough for me. The fact that any soldiers made it through at all much less breaking through the Union lines even momentarily was amazing.
Trent and I tried our best to break through but alas, the outcome of the battle was the same.
... rockers. After driving into the Washington State Park we went on to Antietam where a famous bloody battle had taken place in 1863 between the Confederates under General Robert E Lee and the Unionists under General Maclellan. In one day, 23,000 men died with 18,000 wounded, a truly awful loss of men and the worst day of the War. We meandered on through country lanes very similar to England, only the ...
... too stupid to go all the way trought the afternoon peak hours traffic, when a very convenient bus service exists that brings you to the Washington DC metro! So I took the Metrobus, line 5A, very easy, it brought me to Rosslyn Metro station in about 30 min, and allowed me to talk to very nice people, she came back from Cape Town, he from India!
In the bus I tried to phone Wima to tell her I was on schedule, nope, "no ...