Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel
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... to see the Lincoln Memorial (something I've always wanted to have a look at). The scale of the memorial took my breath away, and the pictures that you will find on the internet do not paint an accurate picture of how grand it is. It dwarfs you as you walk up to it, and once inside you are greeted by a giant Abraham Lincoln sat in a chair with the words "In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the union ...
... knew that we would be home at some point. We thankfully did get tickets for the 4:40 train from NYC to Albany, then we got to go to the first class lounge to sit in the most comfortable chairs ever. When it was time to start boarding our train, a very nice gentleman came and got all of our luggage and brought everything to the train for us. We didn't even have to wait in line. I would like to thank Katie very ...
... crazy way it was to fight! Honestly I didn't really know much about the American civil war until visiting Gettysburg today. It's an amazing battle field to see, and then imagine what occurred over three days July 1-3, 1863. We started at the National Military Park Museum. Watched a film "A New Birth of Freedom" which details the history behind and reason for the start of the civil war and the 3 days of battle ...
... on arrival in NYC and Washington (I knew I brought her for a reason!).
One of both our highlights was going to the crown of the Statue of Liberty. It is a tight stair case up and then a small observation deck but this only adds to the occasion. The vibrancy of NYC life was also a great thing to experience. Visiting Amish country was amazing especially as we did it with locals (Jenny’s godmother Diane). It really is an interesting way of life and ...
... end said, "By the way, I like your accent." Oh dear, I realized. I have an accent. And I'm quite sure it's not a very good one.
For now, though, I wait. I wait until my visa gets stamped on my passport. I wait until the last of the boxes arrives in Spain. And I wait until someone buys this couch. But in the words of Tom Petty, "The waiting is the hardest part."