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... The Egyptian mummy section was pretty interesting, it housed 3 real mummies that had been
recovered from their tombs, they were over 2,500 years old – and they still had their teeth! Following this we headed to the Air and Space Museum, where we spent about an hour or so looking around, without even really scratching the surface. Some of the highlights included Apollo 11, the shells of real nuclear bombs that were built during the cold ...
... at 8:30. That's when they start selling tickets. 9:00 is the first tour. I was on the second. And I also wanted to beat the crowds. And I was the 10th car in the parking lot. By the time I left two hours later, there were hundreds of cars and many busses as well. I love it when a plan comes together. One more reason. It was 98 degrees here today. Go early and beat the heat. It all worked out.
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At one entrance of the Pentagon, I got shouted at with "Sir, step back - STEP BACK". About 3 hours in DC, no idea what I could have been doing wrong I was concerned. I just recognized that there was an unattended piece of luggage in the middle of the parking lot. Everybody was called not to go any closer. It took about 15 minutes until somebody arrived, apparently scanning the luggage for metals or anything bomblike. Now she went off again. ...
... a word: Stately
Something interesting: DC was established as a federal district, to be governed by Congress. The Capitalīs residents do not have democratic representation in the Senate or the House of Representatives. They have no vote on how the federal government spends their tax dollars and no vote regarding health care, education, social security, environmental protection, crime control, and foreign policy. They call this taxation without representation. How ...
... gave me some backstory on some of the storylines. One story included a couple, once engaged, where the woman physically abused the man. The story got even juicier when the man had fallen in love with another woman! In the midst of trying to escape his abuser with their infant daughter, his ex accused HIM of abusing HER. We watched as the man stood on trial for the said abuse. Anyway, I’m not going to go into the whole dirty detail, but I must admit it ...
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