Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel
Travel Blogs from Alexandria
The day started with breakfast at the hotel and then we loaded the bus again. First stop was the Iwo Jima Memorial which is located adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery. The Iwo Jima Memorial is a tribute to the Marines. Interesting fact is that there is an extra hand in the statue. The artist said the extra hand was meant to represent the hand of God. Next we walked into Arlington National Cemetery. Our tour guide highlighted ...
We arrived from the airport late last night so I'm still a bit sleepy, but
we're on our way to the Supreme Court building! I've been waiting for this
tour for what seems like forever. We are pulling up right now... I'll finish this entry inside.
I’ve learned so much here! Did you know, that in 1903 President
Roosevelt offered William Taft a seat on the Supreme Court? After he ...
... watching old country music videos on YouTube.
And Bret and Joel had more than one backyard bocce throwdown, betting on who would have to load the dishwasher, etc, etc.
It was a great blur of a summer getting to hang out with some of our closest friends who we originally met back in San Francisco.
And now that we're on the East Coast, we're looking forward to more fun weekends with them -- however, El Derecho is not invited.
... and time. My feet and ankles hurt, I'm sweaty, the van has been towed and we have $200 for 2 tickets and I still didn't get to see the President. We will start again tomorrow. We have made an executive decision not to travel to New York in lieu of circumstances of today - who knows what might happen if we venture out to the Big Apple - maybe next time.
The highlight of our day was the daredevil squirrels that we encountered both on ...
... in DC alone and best of all, 100% free. One small step through the lobby and one giant leap into the main hall, what we saw is the actual command module of the APOLLO 11 mission. The mission that put Neil Armstrong on the freakin' moon. At this point I cant wipe the smile off my face for a solid 4 hours. There is just so much there. Two GIANT ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility