Holiday Inn Washington College Park
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... As there is almost nothing to say today, I thought I'd offer up some random thoughts on lima beans.
I’ve found that when lima beans are cooked incorrectly, they do, indeed, taste like chalk. When cooked correctly, they still taste like chalk. But what’s wrong with chalk? My third grade teacher kept complaining that she was missing chalk and couldn’t understand why my mouth was always covered in white dust. She ...
... and the canal was obsolete. What remains are the remnants of the locks and canals, along with the tow path. Fortunately, these are being preserved by the NPS and now provide recreational opportunities for walking and biking the entire canal route, which stretches over 180 miles.
Civil War Battle Sites in the area. We visited many of the Civil War related battle sites near and around the Washington DC ...
The second day going into DC was easier. I wasn't sure about the escalator, but there were no issues, and it transported us to the platform just as it was designed to.
We had our plan for the day. The DC Metro system has six different lines, each denoted by a color. We took the Green Line to L’Enfant Plaza, where we transferred to the Blue Line and took it to Foggy ...
... 00 and fell into bed.
But the really harrowing experience happened when we were at the College Park Metro Station, first thing in the morning. Here we were, brand new to DC and to their metro. At College Park, the trains run elevated, above ground. After two or three stops, they dive underground, and you don't see the sun again until Ground Hog Day. Anyway, we had to go up the escalator to get to the platform. ...
... And here is where we encountered the incredibly rude Americans. No one gives a ****, they just push. So Fray & I have pretty big luggage & we get separated but you have to show a ticket to get onto the escalator & we're sharing a ticket. Again, a ******* nightmare. Anyway, we get downstairs & now we have get onto the train. Again, it's every man for themselves. We find a carriage & struggle to get the bags on. Men impatiently click their tongues waiting for ...