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Not much to write about today - the drive from Jersey Shore to Springfield took longer than we thought - nearly 5 hours including a half hour stop!
Springfield is in pathetic state of Virginia just outside Wasington D.C. - Bruce & MJ have a lovely home here. ...
7 STATES, 6 DAYS, 5 MOTELS, 4 CAPITAL CITIES, 3 BAGS OF HERSHE'S, 2 BLONDES, 1 FIAT 500
Even though I have told the coming story many times already, I still love it and it surprises me time and time again how much Mieke and I managed to do in our Easter break. Mama arrived in Boston on Sunday april 13th and found me waiting for her at the hostel at 40 Berkeley. After the long awaited hugs and her first Dunkin Donut, we went to Copley Square and Prudential Center where ...
... us in for a cup of tea, but was left disappointed.
Next stop was The Elipse. Normally you can see it for miles around but ,again, it’s white and non too visible in the snow. On finding our way across we found it was covered in part by scaffolding. Still not impressed yet.
So we made our way to the war memorials. Now here’s where the good points stack up. The memorials are stunning and moving and do an excellent job of provoking thought and ...
... Scresi has 7 churches and one more is being built. Some of these are used only one day a year on the Saints Day for whom the church is named. To my American mind this abundance of unused buildings is odd given the living conditions of the people. But really who am I to judge?
Well this ramble has gone on long enough and we are waiting for our dinner to arrive ... it is 9 o, clock and the group members are really getting worked up.
... which has the tomb of the unknown soldier, the gravesites of the Kennedy Family and many sites of Vietnam War victims. We also passed by the Pentagon which is heavily patrolled by security police since 9/11.
The Blue bus route concluded close to the Washington Monument so we strolled along Independence Avenue. We stopped to view the garden within the grounds of the Smithsonian Castle on our way back to dinner at our ...
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