Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor/Alexandria Area
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... og ég var svo
vissum að ég væri eitthvað að misheyra svo hún varð að segja það í þriðja sinn
en þenna dag var 3 fyrir 3! Algjör snilld svo við komum allar út með minnst 6
hluti (þær samt með miklu meira auðvitað því ...
My meetings finished up early today so I took the opportunity to go to Arlington National Cemetery. I had passed by many, many times, but never stopped.
Coming up out of the Metro stop, one is facing the Women's Memorial about a half mile in the distance. Just short of the memorial is the entry to the visitors center. I stopped there first to pick up a map and get myself oriented.
Leaving the visitor center I decided ...
... two days. Unfortunately, once again, our lack of experience in American directions (head NW up this street and then SE down another etc!) led to us initially walking in the complete opposite direction to our accommodation. After what felt like around 10km's of walking with what is essentially a medium-sized child attached to me (our backpack), in nearly 100 degree heat and through some very questionable areas, we gave in and called the BnB for "proper directions". An hour later ...
... flight - that's right, then flight time was only 18 minutes :-) however we timed it and by the time we looped around the airport in washington, it actually took about 30 minutes.
Then when we got to the hotel we had to go down stairs to check in - it was weird. Then we learned that nothing can be built higher than 12 stories, so a lot of buildings in Washington have underground floors.
It is really hard to actually take in that I'm here!
As always your so excited to do it all on the first day and we did ....
I was awake at 6 am (bloody jet lag) so up and off we went, traveled on public bus that's an experience the drivers just wanna drive no customer service needed for this job!!! it is $1.70 for where every you wanna go which is not bad.
This is were you lose 10lbs and ...