Extended Stay America - Washington, D.C. - Fairfax
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What seems like a long time ago now, a good friend in New Zealand (Lucy), whom I visited in April this year, suggested I stay at her sisters in Washington DC when travelling - which is exactly where I am now but minus the sister (abroad) but I am with their amazing daughter and her partner Mike. I have been made most welcome and would like to officially say thank you. I have been given my own bedroom en suite, my very own front door key and a dog to ...
This is the first half or so of a news article from The Jewish Daily Forward that offers an excellent look at the kind of tour I am taking. The link at the end will take you to the whole article.
Also check out MEJDI's web site: http://www.mejditours.com
"Seeing Both Sides of the Holy Land: Tour Company Provides Israeli and Palestinian Perspectives"
by Sarah Wildman
A group drives up to the Mount of Olives and takes in the vista ...
... them we were in town for 2 weeks and were looking for advice on good rides and places to see. They were so lovely & friendly to talk to and so happy to help that they invited us for lunch. They then invited us to a ride they and other Harley riders are doing tomorrow to Berkeley Springs West Virginia. It's a 214 mile roundtrip so we will head off early in the morning. We meet the other riders at Bob Evans (food chain) ...
... the Heurich House Museum (home of German Brewer Christian Heurich), a couple of retail stores such as Tabletop Homewares and Cocova Chocolate while also walking past the Bier Baron Tavern (Offers more than 500 different beers), The Mansion on O Street and the Tabard Inn (which opened in 1922). The Saturday Evening was a quiet evening in as Lars and his friends were galavanting the 2.5 hours to the Beach on Sunday. I opted not to go and have some quiet time. Day Three: ...
... something few people get to see. We saw two caissons (one with white horses, and one with black) making their way back to their stables after funerals. A sad site indeed.
We drove by Ford's Theater where Lincoln was shot, and after a drive-by of the Smithsonian (where we plan to spend tomorrow), we headed back to our hotel. It was long, cold, wet day, but an excellent one!
We had dinner at a DC specialty, Ben's Chili Bowl. Obama has ...
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