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Travel Blogs from Woodbridge
I knew it was going to be a long day, so I was up and at 'em early. Out the door by 8:00 since it was a 25 minute drive to Jefferson's home, Monticello. (Last two syllables pronounced like the musical instrument rather than the town just outside Champaign, IL.) Pretty drive, especially the last couple of miles up the mountain. I actually felt the …
It's amazing how quickly 10 days can go by – especially when you’re having fun! Sadly, on Saturday we had found ourselves at the end of our great English adventure and it was time to pack our bags and prep for the journey across the pond. I woke up at a relatively "normal" hour – about 8:15am. I spent most of the morning sitting with Cheryl in her living room watching the ever-intriguing British soap opera “Coronation Street.” As I ...
... to be going - we opted for sunbathing in a nice wee spot beside the Washington monument. A couple of hours later the geeks returned, Kar and I both joked that we may have been burnt but on returning to the hotel we discovered that we actually were, nothing bad though don't worry. A tasty Nando's for tea and then back to the hotel to pack and prepare for our 6:30 am start for Virginia beach. Oh life is ...
... home in Virginia. He is in the Army, recent neighbors of the kids.
Day 2: Spy Museum
White House (outside only)
This was the kids' favorite. They had a blast!
Day 3: Ford Theater and Peterson House
... The TV show Americas Most Wanted is filmed in the museum. I liked this one the best.
At the last minute we took the Metro out to the Pentagon and saw the 911 memorial.
Washington is a very pretty city with a lot of Police patrols so you feel very safe. There isn’t graffiti anywhere and the streets are very clean. All the garden and trees have lost there leaves and there is a cherry blossom festival in April so I can ...
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- Business Services
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