Red Roof Inn Washington, DC - Lanham
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... last weekend. Spending time with my mom and sister is always a blast! We saw the pandas, explored the American History Smithsonian, stopped by The White House, and ate some excellent Greek food. I hope they had as much fun as I did. I just want to thank everyone for making my time what it was - amazing. I could go on for days, but I think I will leave it at that. Until next time, DC. As for now, I had an idea ...
... first view was the North view which was unfortunate because it's not the most impressive. We walked a little further & found the classic, south view overlooking Lafayette Park. Worth the walk, worth the wait. We went to the White House Visitor Centre (had to go through security to get in?!) which was a small but informative display. We had some lunch about 2pm - vegetable soup, quiche & salad - just love soup. Something I'll miss coming home to ...
... of a block. I was quite impressed by what I saw and could take it all in
in about an hour and a half since it’s not as overwhelming as more encyclopedic
For evening entertainment my host Mike Watson, my brother’s
good friend with whom I reconnected last year when we were both groomsmen at my brother’s wedding, had gotten tickets for an Oktoberfest hosted by ...
... there. It's located on the north side of the building, adjacent to the area where the plane crashed. The memorial has an unusual design. Each victim's name is on a bench-like structure, arranged in a pattern according to birthdate.
Next we went on to the memorial featuring the statue of the five U.S. Marines raising the flag over Iwo Jima. Also visiting the site were two busloads of WWII ...
... we stumbled across Police on Harley's giving people rides, missed out on getting one but enjoyed watching. Visited the National Gallery of Art. There was a really good posthumous photo exhibition by Garry Winogrand which we spent a lot of time viewing. My favourite painting was Lavender Mist by Jackson Pollock. Could've spent hours staring at it. We also visited the National Museum of American History which was awesome. There was a great exhibition about the March on Washington ...