Extended Stay America - Washington, D.C. - Fairfax - Fair Oaks
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... s a great house, set amongst avenues of trees, quiet, and with shops and subway conveniently five minutes away. I usually get up at leisure, partake of a cup of tea and then set out with the advice of Mike of where to go. Yesterday was great, not only because I was feeling a little better, but because it involved a good walk and great sights. I walked from Tenleytown in the NW of Washington all the way down to the Potomac River via the national ...
... the Old City of Jerusalem; the Dome of the Rock in the near distance;
the modern city a bit farther off.
An Israeli tour guide begins to explain the importance of this spot to
the Jewish people. “King David,” he might say, “walked here.” He will
explain where Jews could go, and where they could not, before 1967, and
what the city’s unification meant for Jews the world over.
And then he will ...
... and then head off.
Tonight as I was walking outside our apartment I noticed rabbits, squirrels and fire flies - the fire flies were everywhere throughout the grass and they created an amazing effect.
Paul went to The Home Depot (like Bunnings *************ight to buy some tools for the bike so he could attach a cup holder for me off the armrests. Honestly I really have it made on the back of the ...
... I had another brief walk around Du Pont Circle and Downtown Washington DC on Sunday. I bought some beautiful Diane Von Furstemburg shorts :) and then stopped for coffee before making my way back to the apartment to have a nap, read and catch up with emails. When Lars and his friends returned from the beach we walked up the road for a "American BBQ" Dinner, which I can now only assume means a huge amount of meat with some sauces on the side. There was so much food and ...
... Had a sign up...it said, "Two people eat free here...Bill Cosby and the Obama Family. Nobody else!" Had to laugh.
Back to the hotel, and Laura took off for Trenton again. She'll rejoin us on Thursday for more DC fun! Back to the hotel for a warm bed!
See you soon my friends!
P.S. Got a note from a friend that reminded me that my trips can be trumped. Henry Lee is in Hong Kong! Hong Kong trumps DC anytime in my book!!!
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