Avalon Crescent Apartments
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... of John Sevier and Andrew Jackson. In one room we noticed a statue of Rosa Parks. The sculpture designed her to be sitting down to represent her courage and fight to not give up her seat on the bus. It does not belong to a specific state, but they felt her statue was worthy of being displayed with all the great leaders in American History!
We finally made our way to the center of the Capital building. It was marked with a bronze star ...
... it was just me but he a right mood on with the others too, a real bundle of joy.
All Paul's aunts and uncles were there and were very welcoming and interesting. We sat and ate dinner in the evening with everyone and shared our story's of our travels, along with them giving us suggestions of where to go. It had been a long and busy day so we headed back to the hotel and I watched the Bruce Lee story.
Day 68 - 28th November 2013
Today is ...
... anxious about travelling into DC. It did not help that the GPS has a meltdown and we ended up in a very, very bad part of town, even worse than Compton. So, we took off and retraced our steps, although the roads were full of big potholes - a couple of times, one of the Trike back wheels was in the air for a spell.
We got back on track and found the hotel - we probably broke a few rules in getting to it as there was a divided highway and of ...
... moreover he suffered much by sea while trying to save his own life and bring his men safely home; but do what he might he could not save his men, for they perished through their own sheer folly in eating the cattle of the Sun-god Hyperion; so the god prevented them from ever reaching home. Tell me, too, about all these things, O daughter of Jove, from whatsoever source you may know them.."
... Lemon curd tart and a giant almond crunch cookie were served for dessert. We had to try both, of course. To die for!
After dinner, we toured their lovely home, including a wine "cellar." Before returning us to the hotel, Bill drove us around the District, pointing out many landmarks, lit up and looking so beautiful in the evening! It promises to be an exciting week ...