Holiday Inn Washington College Park
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... out in my head long before we ever stepped foot onto this hallowed ground. I do that a lot when we travel, I think about where we are headed and start to create a list in my head of how I will compose my photos taking into account weather, seasons, people, etc. Then they turn into pictures in my head and when I get to the place, I translate all that into what I hope will be the perfect photo, the one I imagined in my head - sometimes it works out and sometimes ...
... like that and so recently too (less than a 100 years ago). After that, we visited the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jnr gave his famous speech "I have a dream!" and where a giant statue of Abraham Lincoln sits watching the Capitol building. ...
... a place to take pictures. Afterwards we next door to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, where they print our money. We took the tour to watch them print money, one billion dollars a day. Most of it is replacement but the guide said that a percentage is additional money. (running out of money, just print more???) No photography allowed.
Tomorrow, we are heading south on our way to Orlando in about a week and ...
... guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers and an awesome view of DC from the hilltop home of Robert E. Lee. Didn't know before yesterday that his wife was the step-grandaughter of George Washington. Washington had no children of his own but Martha was a widow with two children when they met. It is really something to see all those grave markers going for ever.
... 14th 1814, they managed a significant defeat, and in celebration, raised this very flag, which at the time only had 15 stars and 15 stripes. The flag is made of wool, and was handmade by a woman (sorry, I have forgotten her name) and her nieces. No mean feat considering that it measures about 30 x 42 feet (whatever that is in metres). A fellow by the name of Francis Scott Key was out in a boat not far from shore, saw the flag, and felt a ...