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... for this choice was we saw Natural History in NYC and have seen many art galleries and these were things unseen. American History full of things ranging from Julia Child's kitchen to First Lady gowns including Michelle's gorgeous cream inauguration gown. First mac computers, walkman and various other technology. Political history was very evident with lots of war and emancipation stuff too. Covering all wars up to the present. Americans seem to be preoccupied with the heroics of ...
... and feed Micah. After lunch we walk up to the White House and manage to stand right by the gates to get our pictures taken. Over the last couple of weeks viewing was from across the road and not at the gates so we were lucky. We the take the long walk around all the memorials. First up past the Washington tower thingy, which was covered in scaffolding due to the earthquake a couple of years ago, then onto the world war 2 memorial, past ...
... budget), that had come from miles away. It was quite heartbreaking.
And we only witnessed the tourists. What about the poor furloughed staff? Described to the world as 'nonessential', they now have to go without pay because they are not allowed to go to work. 800,000 government employees unable to work or receive pay. And why? Because the Republicans threw their toys out of the pram when they didn't get their way on Obamacare. A law. Already in place ...
... br> will hear from soldiers who served on both sides of the 1948 War of
This is a dual narrative tour, run by a unique tour company called MEJDI
(Middle East Justice and Development Initiative). The company’s
founders work at the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict
Resolution, at George Mason University in Virginia, which is dedicated
to promoting peace and understanding in the Middle East. ...
... evening BBQ escaping the storm, aside from the lettuce picking incident! A and E particularly enjoyed the conversations and the incredible density of fireflies (almost like swimming in phosphorescence)!!
A nice lie in for all (including Zoe!) we rose to face the city in style with our own personal chauffeur and guide (Sarah). Visited the white house an Capitol Hill. After visiting the Museum of Native American ...
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