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... into the Capital Bldg. after passing through airport-type security. Most
impressive was the Capital Rotunda where presidents lie in state. I recall vividly Jackie Kennedy and her 2 children standing there beside the coffin of John F. Kennedy during those
terrible days. Rosa Parks is the last person to be afforded that privilege. (I was surprised that someone in our small tour group asked ...
... headed for the most important graves including JFK, his wife Jackie and their 2 children that died young. Surrounding the site is some of JFKs great speeches engraved panels overlooking the city. Next to their plot under a small white cross was his brother Bobby Kennedy, senator and potential president who was also assassinated and one of the great speech writers and givers. Parts of his speech on the meaningless of violence are engraved on tablets near his grave if you ...
... paradise. The national Capitol occupies a 10 square mile space crammed full of fantastic buildings, museums and galleries, parks and gardens, wide boulevards and green spaces and funky neighbourhoods overloaded with cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. Two weeks would have been a more realistic timeframe to achieve more than simply scratch the surface of this iconic city, which is all we managed.
On the advice of Phil, our knowledgeable ...
... much people either.
I didn't know there was so many Ambassodors throughout Washington DC. We walked down Embassy road which had lots of Ambassodors and flags. We finally found our hotel. It was so Fancy, It had a pool and a buffo Breakfast and lots of other items.
We had the best dinner I've had in a long time. It was late so we went to a place called Diner. I had dessert which was really good. I was stuffed afterwards. ...
... Treasure one and two, The Goonies???). Next time I think I am definitely taking one of those guided trolley tours or maybe the Segway, or maybe I should just read a guide book so I don't have to resort to remembering what Nicholas Cage said in that scene in the library!!!! Oh and in case you're wondering why we didn't vist the Capitol building it's because it was covered in scaffolding and therefore opportunities for selfies were limited. And also we couldn't remember what film it was ...