Comfort Inn & Suites Airport Dulles-Gateway
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I rushed from work ready to tackle the giant U.S. customs lines at the airport before my 7:20 p.m. flight to Washington.
I got there, sort of disappointed that there weren't any.
I flew through the screening process, faced no interrogation by the customs officer and waited around, patiently for about 1.5 hours only to find that …
... about my e-ticket, so I approached the little British man at the front of the rope lines and showed him my ticket. The first thing he said was, "Oh ma’am, you don’t want this line, you need this next line." For a minute I thought he wanted me to walk down to another section of the airport, but no, he was in fact pointing at the rope line directly next to us. Really, dude? Is that empty line going to move faster than this empty line? But I ...
... you can ride your bike for say 20 minutes to another docking station, dock it, have a look around and then pick up another bike when you are ready. You can do this as many times as you want for the day. Cool idea and pretty popular.
Anyway, I got a bike and headed toward downtown Fort Lauderdale to take some photos of the Fort Lauderdale waterways, houses and boats. I stopped pretty regularly to take photos and worked up ...
... Most of the attractions are within walking distance. It was a beautiful sunny day and was so good to be out walking. We could not believe how small The White House was, Gary asked one of the secret service men "what have they done with the top of the white house? When he told us they use the capitol building as the white house in movies because it is bigger, Gary said, but its not white enough. The guy was african american!!!!!! 19/12 : Today ...
... as there are still wide ranging power outages in the city. Expected arrival time is about 6pm. Got to say the 6 hour odd wait wasn't too bad. I think we have Steve Jobs to thank for that as the Apple devices got a flogging! Got to Washington about 8:30pm. What should have taken 2 hours ended up taking over 4. We lined up for a cab to the hotel and a man came and asked where we were going. When I told him he said that he could take us and another group ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking