Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel
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... So many things and so many stories -- a recreation of an immigrant family boarding house, the story of a slave family who had been just emancipated, and more. We got within a quarter mile of the White House and that was as close as anyone got. What is he hiding in there? Saw the Washington Monument up close. Closed because of the earthquake last year, but you could still walk up to it. The Lincoln Memorial was impressive, with a ...
Analyse : élément social, Tensions raciales? Sujet taboo?
Event description : First time I went out of the house, I walk all the way down to an ice cream shop which is Dairy Queen I noticed those two women working there, they were speaking Spanish together. They were obviously not American, they took my order in English with a powerful accent, which lead me to make them repeat again because I hadn't understand the first time. When I stopped by the ...
... and she is buried in the family plot in the backyard. When her son took possession of the house as his inheritance in the year following her untimely demise, he discovered that the Union army had erected a monument to the killed, wounded and captured Union soldiers of that first battle. Just what you want in your backyard, particularly if you have Confederate leanings! We also stopped at the statue of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, who acquired the nickname 'Stonewall' ...
to watch scientists working in the lab excavating more fossils. It
was like being five again, and going to the Hancock museum before it
got renamed the Great North Museum or whatever they call it these
days. Afterwards, we went to the American History Museum to see
Dorothy's ruby slippers and the original Muppets puppets. There was
obviously lots more to see in the museum, but time was getting on so
we had to rush around- not really doing it much ...
Det soliga varma vädret följde oss till Washington där vi tog en taxi från flygfältet till Georgetown, ett gammalt villaområde nära Washingtons centrum. Vi bodde hos Fred, en vän till familjen. Faster Peggy mötte oss och vi fick gästrum med eget badrum i det stora, trevliga huset. Vi började med att hyra cyklar och trampa runt centrala Washinton från Lincoln Memorial via Vietnammonumentet, Vita Huset, Capitolium, ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility