Mason Global Center
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... No time for an in-depth look, but amazing buildings and displays. A big walking day - dinner at a lovely restaurant that Paula booked and then walked down to see The Whitehouse by night, not far from our hotel.
This morning we decided to take a trip into the mountains and to visit the Luray Caverns in Luray, Virginia. The caverns were discovered in 1878 and they were breath taking!! After walking down many stairs and a steep slope, we reached the first room. The stalactites and stalagmites were amazing!! Each area we walked into was more amazing than the last! At one point there was ...
The travellers were back on the sightseeing bus today, with DC our destination. We departed NYC at 7am on the Washington bound train. We had an exceptional experience in New York, however it was time to move on. The 3 hour 30 minute journey was mildly pleasurable, passing through several towns along the way, including Baltimore. On arrival, we jumped on the train headed for Dupont Circle ...
... we decided to go check out the White house, yep, its big and white... :-) while we were there the secret service decided they were going to shut down the parks surrounding the back of the WH which was where we were and started yelling at us to 'GET OUT OF THE PARK!' I don't think the option of ask nicely had crossed their minds but as it was pointed out, we certainly weren't going to argue with the big men with guns.
For some reason we haven't made it to the front of ...
One of the perks of academic life is the ability to arrange our work so that we can take substantial vacations. Hence, we have spent four weeks at a time studying in Florence and Venice or following a week on the Camino de Santiago with three weeks in Paris. But the down side to this schedule was always that we could only travel at specific times of the year.
But this year, Marty is on leave in the fall, and I am ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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