Red Roof PLUS+ Washington, D.C. - Alexandria
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... Now, however, it houses 50 or so very accomplished artists who each have smallish spaces where they display and sell their work. Their space also serves as studio space so most are busy "creating" as people come and go.
Back to home for an afternoon of crossword puzzles, chit chat, dinner and trying to figure out if the snowstorm was going to mess up the commute into town tomorrow. Maybe not.
... line to go up in the Washington monument and since the weather was not the best for photographs, I continued on past it and headed to the Jefferson Memorial which I had not visited in a good number of years.....if ever. It was a good walk, but well worth it. You can't help by be inspired by the words inscribe on the walls of this memorial.
Day 3 -Air & Space & Hirshhorn Museums and American Art & Portrait Gallery Another scorcher! but Smithsonian's and cosmology beckon.
Although having a bit of a look round Air & Space Museum (Jonny enjoyed the old planes suspended from ceilings and I entered a space capsule for 30 secs & also some great footage from the surface of Mars with its mountains and the largest canyon in the known universe and it's dust funnels popping ...
... rows and rows of airport seating, and an abundance of bathrooms (seemed like 1 per passenger).
I got tired of walking around so I went back to the gate and found a nice corner to watch a movie. I chose Kick-Ass 2 for no good reason. Hopefully it helps pass the time so my journey can resume. I did realize that I would be flying on a Bombardier Q200. It has a fancy name but the plane is far from fancy. It a dual prop plane with around 38 seats. Great.
... was located on 16th street, two blocks from DuPont Circle and a short walk to all of the White House and the Mall housing the Smithsonians and many memorials (Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson ...). The B&B is highly recommended for any visitor to Washington. Texas is big but the scale of Washington is bigger. This is one city we absolutely must come back to. In the meantime New York, New York ...