Holiday Inn Dumfries - Quantico Center
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... some 20 minutes through not quite continuous planned neighbourhoods /communities, most with facilities such as pool, club house, a home owners association (Ellen's monthly fee $101 p.mth) which provides snow plowing, rubbish collection and lawn maintenance in common areas, typically a broad grass strip between the the back of 2 rows of town houses most with names like Southbridge on the Potomac , Ashland, Lake ...
... her soon)....and maybe clearer and calmer mindspace too. And she gives me little offerings, the most touching being a mini version on a little chain of her high school graduation ring which I had paid for.
June 22The usual little walk in the morning in the leafy neighbourhood passing a few folk walking or running, all saying good morning or similar, the Americans generally being very polite. Bit cooler after a wee bit ...
... headstones is an experience not easily forgotten, as was the wreath laying ceremony we saw at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The cemetery is also the final resting place of JFK. The exploring continued and now it was a taxi to Georgetown for a look around before heading to U street back in Washington for dinner. This street is well known for its food and bars and we had easily our best meal here. Small Tapas style and a great atmosphere. An amazing first day in ...
Walked to the zoo today, as we wanted to go see the baby pandas plus the zoo is free !!!!! So we went for an explore and we're pleasantly surprised with the amounts of animals and different exhibits that they had from the endangered species I.e. The Cuban crocodile ... To the amazing North Atlantic octopus !! Spent most of the afternoon just exploring and seeing the animals enjoying our last day on the eastern side of the states ...
DISCLAIMER: The reason that I've split this blog in two is partially because the colossal four and a half days I spent in Washington, a historic and tremendously walkable city, gave me more than a single sitting to write about. The second, and more important, reason is that there was a split in the time I was here: a lot of it from Tuesday evening onwards was spent on "fun" stuff, and most of the time before that spent at memorials, monuments, and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center