Ramada Limited College Park
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from College Park
... the Lincoln Memorial, we saw the first tourist bus of the day stop and eject about 50 people. We were still able to walk up the stairs, look around inside and sit and reflect. Even with the tourists, the place was quiet and calm. Within an hour or so the place would be a zoo. But right now, we could relax and enjoy the majesty of this place.
On the landing about half-way up ...
... and inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner. The flag was 30 feet by 42 feet in size, but the family who owned the flag clipped pieces off over the years to give away as souvenirs. The flag is now so delicate that it can’t be hung; it will fall apart under its own weight. It now lies flat, on a slight incline, so that it can be viewed by people like me who promptly forget that they saw ...
... and take it to the subway station, which dropped us off right across from the National Archives. From there we walked everywhere. We won't describe all of the normal sites that most people see, such as the Washington and Lincoln Monuments, as these photos are so widely publicized. We will, however, give you information on some of the not-so-familiar sites in DC and those within a day's drive of the nation's ...
... men, women, and children who were killed on that tragic day.
After that, it was back to the campground. Sorry to be so somber in this entry, but we saw all the serious and solemn memorials in one day, which sort of happened by accident. Maybe if we were to do this again, I might spread the various memorials over several days. It was a lot to take in.
Happier times ...
... cartoons in 2005, islamist protests erupted, and the building is now gated.
Peter Andersen, Jens' cousin, lives in D.C. We met him and friend Bac for lunch on Saturday at McGarvey's in Annapolis. Afterwards we went for a walk through the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy. We then found another spot to sit and talk. Peter and Bac are both long-time residents of the area. They met 32 years ago at ...