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... Mia, Adia, Melina, Seanna, Nina, Emma, and Kaydee! We are a loud bunch, but we have a code, when I yell PINK FLUFFY UNICORNS or LOS UNICORNIOS ROSADOS Y ESPONJSOS and stick my finger in the air with my Unicorn on it, they all follow it like it is a tiny little red flag on a stick... It is AWESOME! We disembarked from our bus and entered the mall for our dinner stop. The kids were told they had 45 minutes to find food, eat and meet at the bus. Each student ...
... at how close civilians are allowed to be to the actual building. It has its own train station (understandably as thousands of people work there) but the station itself is only 20 m from one wall of the building! Anyway, the main reason I visited was obviously to see the Pentagion 9/11 memorial. This commemorates the 184 people who lost their lives on September 11 when the third terrorist plane flew into the "E" wall of the building. The memorial ...
... the four different sections where they print the money. We weren't allowed to take pictures through as security is pretty tight. We found out that American notes are called greenbacks because they are only printed with green ink on the back. We were shown the checking processes they go through so only correctly printed notes go into circulation. We saw the checkers screw up and ...
... picture just as evidence. I'm telling ya, DC is changing me... :-)
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One of the things I quickly learned about DC is that it has a thriving happy hour culture. Almost everyone goes out for a beer after work, unless you’re one of the lucky interns who still hasn’t turned 21... like me. During my last weeks of being ...
... a slightly barmy early 19th century house turned Inn where we were encouraged to help ourselves to sherry in the sitting room kept company by about 600 toy rabbits covering every surface. Another town of wonderful clapboard architecture (factoid: we discovered this is pronounced clapurd) but the town is famous for Bellvue Avenue where the rich escapees from the hot-house south built their summer cottages in the mid 19th century, a curious term for properties the largest of ...
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