The Jefferson, Washington DC
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The tower is widely recognised in civil engineering folk law. It is the World’s tallest masonry load bearing structure and is comprised of 88 million bricks and thousands of tonnes of stone. Impressive.
That structure paled in comparison to this incredible feat of architectural brilliance. ...
... decided to make use of time, with only 1½ days to see as much as we could, and only 1 block away from Smithsonian area. We firstly walked through and around the grounds of Hirshhorn Museum, viewing many sculptures and artwork, stopping at gift shop were there were some unusual items for purchases, eg puzzles, pictures, obscured clocks.
Next building around Smithsonian Area, we ventured into was ...
Last day in DC.
We visited the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, hereafter known as TJM. Its a circular building which is quite spectacular. Giant size statue of said Thomas in the portico. TJ is another one who has been elevated to God status. He does have big feet though. Nonetheless it is one of instantly recognised landmarks in DC. Critics have called it Jefferson's Muffin
By the way its Father's day here, so there are a lot of fathers ...
... a conversation with his sister about the history of the holiday. Figures of the Scholarship Number of Cities/Towns visited; 20 Number of States visited; 10 Number of hospitals visited; 10 Days spent at conference; 5 Number of journeys via aeroplane; 9 (10 322 mileage miles) Number of train journeys; 2 (117 miles-as the crow flies) Number of bus journeys; 44 Maximum temperature; 32 degrees Minimum temperature; -12 ...
... Museum 2. It doesn't really add anything to the Kennedy Space Centre, but we do get to see the Spirit of St Louis flown by Lindbergh across the Atlantic and the vega flown by Amelia Earhart. Next we tackle the Indian American Museum. This is the first time we have come across a real mention of history before the Declaration of Independence in our trip and I am interested to see how they handle it. Although all the other museums ...
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