Crowne Plaza Tysons Corner
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... with teachers and children. Bizarrely the first class we visited was absolutely silent. This is not because the children were particularly quiet. Rather they were all asleep! The youngest children who are a similar age to our nursery pupils, come to school all day. So what do they do after lunch? They all take a nap! Which was great for the teacher because he could do all his planning for the next day while they ...
Okay, so we hit the airport very early as we were flying down to Washington DC. It's only about an hour by plane so not too bad!
When we arrived we jumped on the Metro and departed at Arlington cemetary which is a very interesting piece of scial history. Seeing some of the graves / memorials is quite inspiring even if tinged with sadness.ooking at the Vietnam Veterans wall it ...
... the skies. After a bagel breakfast at The West Wing Café, we start walking to the U.S. Capitol building close-by the hotel. From there you can walk through "The National Mall", a long green space between the U.S. Capitol and The Washington Monument, surrounded by Smithsonian Museums and Memorials of all sorts. The green however was not 'open'. A whole area has been blocked off for a concert area, which we suspect to be in preparation for 4th of July celebrations, and ...
We're sitting in the Washington Dulles airport as I write, having completed a harrowing journey through the traffic jams of Memorial Day and a surprisingly not-so-harrowing venture through the new security systems.
Of course, I have just graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, while my dad spent the previous week training staff at Falling Creek Camp. My mom has ...
... bored lions. They have a cool orangutan exhibit where the orangutans can actually climb a rope across the zoo to their other enclosure without anything protecting the public underneath them. Also you can play tug of war with them when they are in the mood to grab the rope. I also saw some legit sad pandas. The girl panda had a baby a few weeks ago but it died and they were just all sad and flopped on the ground. There was a wall full of letters from little ...
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