Extended Stay America - Washington, D.C. - Sterling - Dulles
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... and it would only cost $1 for the bus fare. So off we went.Georgetown was lovely. Not quite the shopping centre we thought it would be. We walked up and down the streets and had stayed there such a long time that it was time for dinner. We ate in a French restaurant. I had an American Beer - brewed in Boston.
We caught a different bus home (The Circular) and it brought us all the way back to Union Station which was only about 4 ...
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Waiting to get on the plane. Through the worst parts--trying to get adequately ready for all this, and Security. Bee Gees are singing "Emotion."
Rob said I looked beautiful (and far too dressed up, though to me a skirt and jersey top are far more comfy than jeans and a sweater), and he played "There'll Always Be an England" and some Flanagan and Allen favorites on the CD player as we drove to the airport.
... 160; Anyway..... First we went to the Smithsonian Castle, which doubles as the information centre, to find out that the Smithsonian institute was actually set up by an Englishman! Awesome!! Then we went to the Air and Space Museum which is amazing! There are loads of parts of planes and spaceships hanging from the ceiling and so much information to read about that you could literally be there for years!! We walked around ...
... docking stations, you can ride your bike for say 20 minutes to another docking station, dock it, have a look around and then pick up another bike when you are ready. You can do this as many times as you want for the day. Cool idea and pretty popular.
Anyway, I got a bike and headed toward downtown Fort Lauderdale to take some photos of the Fort Lauderdale waterways, houses and boats. I stopped pretty regularly to take photos and worked ...
Today was our first day in Washington DC. We went out to see if we could find some locations of of scenes from the Night At The Museum and National Treasure movies, as well as the Whitehouse and the Capitol Building. On the way however, we saw the President pass! But it certainly wasn't a quiet passing: 5 or so police motorbikes with sirens were moving the traffic out ...
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