Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbia East - Elkridge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... Uber black is a car service, like taking a limo - we took it for the child safety seat so it was money well spent.
Our friends, the Daws, have a very cool eclectically decorated house in a quiet neighborhood. It made me feel like our house in SC could use some interior decorating. The Daws cooked a very nice dinner and it was good to see their family.
Dad and Chris (patriarch of the Daws) go way back-too many years to admit. We ...
... energising shower, what did we manage to see in the ensuing few days at our disposal? Not nearly enough, is the answer, although we walked socks off in the unseasonably warm Spring days that reached maxima in the high 80s F. Our initial glimpses of the Capitol, visible from Union Train Station, revealed scaffolding covering much of the cupola due to renovations and sections of The Mall, the wide expanse of grass connecting the Lincoln Monument to ...
... of one of the towers that was an antenna used for satellite, if I recall correctly. It was surrounded by a display of newspapers from around the world with headlines of the attack. Inside another room off to the side was a small theatre which had a movie playing of journalists recalling their stories of 9/11 & reporting it. I liked it because I have never heard the perspective of the tragic event from a reporter. And of course, I could not ...
... and TV ... which, while interesting, didn't have a lot of pictureable things either.
I was limited (as I was in New York, obviously) by the fact that I didn't have a car ... which you really didn't need in DC, the Hotel I was staying at was literally a 3 minute walk from a Bus Stop where an airconditioned bus (two different routes) took you direct to the Museum area ... and I made lots of use of it!
Last day in DC.
We visited the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, hereafter known as TJM. Its a circular building which is quite spectacular. Giant size statue of said Thomas in the portico. TJ is another one who has been elevated to God status. He does have big feet though. Nonetheless it is one of instantly recognised landmarks in DC. Critics have called it Jefferson's Muffin
By the way its Father's day here, so there are a lot of fathers ...