Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
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... Monument, Martin Luther King Jr National Memorial and the Grant Memorial.
We particularly enjoyed walking to the Reflecting Pool towards the Lincoln Memorial. It reminded us of the Forrest Gump movie but also all of the anti war marches and sit ins that were held during the Vietnam War. I tried to convince Noel to run through the pool calling out Forrest but couldn't get him over the line.
We also visited Lafayette Square which is in front of ...
... waiting to see it.
On to Washington DC and we were met by our land lady's father - a proud Ethiopian with all four of his children graduated and living in US of A, so he came here 17 years ago as well. Found a very classy Italian restaurant with white linen napkins and had a bottle of red wine for dinner! Notable as we have only had beer so far on this trip.
Friday we walked to Capitol Hill, 20 mins away and drank in the magnificence of that whole area - ...
... is directly in your line of vision. Being an optimist at least we got to see the touchdowns as the only parts of the field we could actually see were the 10 yard lines on both ends.
After the game and feeling rather despondent that we couldn't follow more of the game, we decided to brave the train system to make our way back to the hotel. What was really bizarre was having Americans ask us how to buy tickets and get on the right train. Thank you London! ...
... I have managed to incorporate yoga as much as possible. Even once, I had a solo yoga session with a French instructor. I'm happy to say that was a solo trip so no one witnessed my sweating profusely due to nervousness. After all, I am lacking in flexibility by nature.
Nevertheless, I love that this practice has changed my life in so many ways. What used to be a fad is now a permanent lifestyle. For one, ...
... highlights for me :)
Non-eventful flight back home after this. We were so glad to be home. I had missed our dog, Dim Sum terribly on this trip. Will's sister had been kind enough to care for him and he was happy and healthy and very enthusiastically welcomed us home.
Overall, we enjoyed Washington. That said, the kids' reactions to museums and difficulty getting fully engaged and enthused about Washington cast a bit of a grey pall over the whole trip. They didn't get ...