Extended Stay America - Washington, D.C. - Reston
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Gilda & Joe had arranged a brunch with Gilda's friend Alexis at 10:30 so we decided we had time to check out the Eastern Market which was just 15 minutes walk away. The market was similar to our markets. There was a section with fruit & veggies and on Sundays there are arts & crafts and bric-a-brac. Daisy managed to find a nice fresh water pearl pendant.
We then just had to cross the road to meet Alexis, who is ...
... is his symbol, and it's on everything.
We visited the Carpet Museum.. Carpet making is a very important part of their culture, heritage, and textiles are an important part of their economy. The curator described the museum as a "generous gift" from Pres Niyazov
One display was a yurt, traditional moveable home of the nomads.....where rugs served as furniture ( chair, bed, etc.) They're not used as homes anymore, but many people use them as vacation ...
... view down the length of the
reflecting pool to the Washington Monument. The steps also provide another
small but historically and socially significant snippet of history. Chiselled
into a step about three quarters of the way up are the words, “I have a dream”.
This is the location on which Rev. Martin Luther King made his eternally famous
speech. One can only imagine looking down over the reflecting pool to see ...
... Every day I could not have been more grateful for having her as a host mom and for being in the incredible city that is Bilbao. Even the walk to class blew me away day after day and understandably so if you look at the pictures.
My goal while being in Bilbao was of course to improve my Spanish but to also experience as many aspects of the Spanish culture as I possibly could. Both of which I believe I accomplished to some extent. As far ...
... and came across JFK's grave and section 60 where the Afghanistan War dead are buried. This section has regular family visits and whilst I was there an old gentleman was sitting in a deck chair talking to one particular grave. Section 60 is also allowed to leave flowers, memorabilia etc whereas the rest of the vast cemetery is the simple, plain white tomb stone. I spent 3-4 hours walking and sitting and it was another one of those places that stays ...