Courtyard by Marriott New Carrollton Landover
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... is happy to play with her magnets in her little corner. Jem and Dan take us home and we rest up for the rest of the week.
Day 4: Jem and Dan take us out today. We walk over to their house which is only around the corner and meet their chatty neighbour Kelvin. We manage to leave the house after Kelvin tells us of his road trip across the US on a bike.
We are off to Georgetown today. Its another collegiate town but this one is a little fancy. The stores on the main ...
... and 15 mins. We had a lovely Italian tonight and I finally got some pasta. I have been craving my sauce all week haha. Then we dodged the quick storm that passed through and got back dry and full. Well finally time for some sleep. It has been a really long day. Mum is excited as our hotel offers free coffee in the morning, she's already asleep! S ...
... at each. We started at the Martin Luther King memorial. The memorial is shaped like a giant mountain but it looks like the center of it is cut out. That center piece is pulled out and a quote is engraved in it that says “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope”, then a giant MLK is carved on the opposite side. It is very powerful. Then two walls of marble extend on either side of the mountain with segments from his most famous speeches. ...
... of the amazing monuments and statues of this city. Really, DC has so many of them and all the buildings look magnificent and royal. Well, in this part of town. Where my hostel is the houses are old and narrow and very pretty. I find this city to be very clean actually, compared to NY for sure, where black garbage bags are as common as the homeless guy peeing itself next to you in McDonalds.
From the bus ...
... homes that were well maintained, where character and charm are forever preserved.
Here are a just few of many highlights included in our walking tour, the pictures tell the rest of story:
- Dumbarton Oaks, a Federal-style mansion owned by Harvard University. We did not have time to go inside, but the mansion contains a huge collection of pre-Columbian and Byzantine art.
- Mt. Zion cemetery where ...
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