Oakwood at Gates of McLean
Travel Blogs from McLean
We have been here at Pro Vita now since Sunday and are just now beginning to see fruits of our work. I am working with a group of ladies making curtains for the new girls house and Craig is working with the other two men MAKING curtain rods. It is amazaing how creative one can be when ...
... my Canadian experience. I am crazy about the building though. We walk further down The National Mall and visit The Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden where Lenny looked for a sculpture that wasn't there... The Smithsonian Institution (castle) was next but most of the building is under maintenance, same as the Washington Monument... It is currently being restored after earthquake damage and is therefore not accessible and completely wrapped... What a pity. We're missing out on some ...
Location: Washington DC
Arrived from: Chicago
Start date: 12/06/13
Our flight boards at about 10:45 PM, which means we'll be flying through the night and arriving in Istanbul, Turkey at 16:40 their time (4:40 PM for all you American readers). We will then fly to Athens arriving at 20:50 (8:50 PM) Tuesday night. We'll hit the ground running - there will be no recovery time from jet lag. My dad has done an excellent job of planning the trip, and my parents ...
... actually care about this stuff, it's really cool. I watched the Vice Presidential debate when I was in hospital and boo-hissed Paul Ryan's stupid pro-life response.
Tomorrow I have a walking tour of the monuments booked and I want to try to visit the Museum of the American Indian. Also at some point I need to do some souvenir shopping which I am terrible at. I've bought almost nothing and I feel bad about it. No Christmas presents for anyone this year!
Other places to stay in McLean
1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean | 3 star hotelfrom $86
7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean | 4 star hotelfrom $97
1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- Stay at the Ritz Pentagon City instead!!!
- There's no place like home...
- Fabulous, except for ONE thing.......:(
8401 Westpark Dr, McLean | Hotelfrom $89
1960-A Chain Bridge Road, McLean | 3 star hotelfrom $77
6845 Old Dominion Dr, McLean | 2 star hotelfrom $111