Oakwood at Gates of McLean
Travel Blogs from McLean
... on this special day - as evidenced by our (lame) travel photos for today at a couple of the Smithsonian museums (you should know that for a lot of these, and as we were walking around, people were looking at us like we were totally nuts!). I do remember the day that you were born, like it was only yesterday. Being there, at the hospital, witnessing your birth was probably what helped me decide that dogs might be a better ...
Well here we are in Washington DC. Arrived in LA after a very long 14.5 hour plane trip, very tiring and not much sleep, but we made friends with a lovely hostie, who kept us well hydrated !
Luckily we were able to have a very early checkin at our LA hotel so had a few hours sleep and then went for a little wander, a meal and had an early night.
We then flew to Washington on Sunday morning on a 9am flight taking 4.5 hours but due to the time difference we added another 3 hours ...
... br> This morning I got to spend time with Alexandru aged 9. He has 3 brothers and sisters living her at Pro Vita but he does not live in the same place as they do because there is not a family unit for them. They live in a group home with similar age children. There are about 60 orphans here but many other children and mothers (some as young as 15) also live here. It really is ...
It's 8pm and we're on the long train South. There's no wifi - very thankful for the iPad! As we book our accommodation for Miami. The chairs recline and have foot rests - this may not be so painful. We brought our own British tea, and settle with a cuppa, a butterfinger, and ...
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 ...
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