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Travel Blogs from Fairfax
Ok, you might have noticed I've given up on updating this blog every day. What can I say? I'm on vacation. ;-)
Anyway, on Monday I went to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park (or Zoo for short). A wonderful day to see lots of animals, most of which you can of course see in other zoos as ...
... floor!! No apology offered. Ying and Yang kicked in though, when he got out at basement he tripped on a ledge and hit the opposite wall.......
Anyway, I got the metro in with the intention of seeing Lincoln and then the Native American Indian museum.. Headed to the memorial at 7:50 and it was mobbed. I thought, jeez for this time on a Saturday.....
Apparently this Saturday is the Cherry Blossom parade, a bit like Groundhog ...
... the local restaurant and bar for a farewell meal and drinks.
It has been great spending time with her and getting to know Micah... I will be sad to leave, especially as I have got used to watching Chugginton (the theme tune is still stuck in my head) and singing the wheels in the bus song every time we are in the car! Very sad, but onto the next adventure.
The next day was just spent washing and re-packing my back pack . I was not ...
... seat of government. It reminds me a lot of Canberra (only much bigger), with rows of government buildings, war memorials, and museums - oh, and seemingly no traffic. Many of the official buildings are in the neoclassical American style.
I was amazed at how close to the White House the public is allowed. Of course, there are armed police everywhere, including snipers on the roof, but at least it was possible to see it properly. No chance of ...
... when the peace process has frozen, MEJDI offers hope, if not
an easy answer. It also provides a chance for Americans to study with
Palestinians and Israelis together, something that has become
increasingly rare since the second intifada, when Palestinians from the
West Bank all but completely stopped working in Israel proper. Groups
are taken into the West Bank, students see where tour guides from each
side are allowed to go ...
Other places to stay in Fairfax
12777 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax | 4 star hotelfrom $79
11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $92
3950 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Clean and comfortable
- Nice Hotel
- Excellent hotel!
11400 Random Hills Road, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $73
11180 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $77
3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $84
12104 Monument Drive, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $75
8281 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $80
11220 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $78
11191 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $98
12815 Fair Lakes Parkway, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $98
3997 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $80
10327 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $94
12055 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $80
10860 Lee Highway, Fairfax | 2 star hotelfrom $98
4352 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $111
3565 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax | 3 star hotelfrom $109