Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
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- Maddie and Ori, my family, the boyfriend, and friends (in no particular order?) ;)
- Knowing where everything ...
... walking more bearable. We all took pictures at the White House and then walked to the Smithsonian museums. We had the choices of Natural History, American History and Air and Space. Our group all started off in the Museum of Natural History. After a couple hours Jim, Natalie, Rudy and Bryan all headed over the the Air and Space Museum. I stayed with some of the Ra'anana kids at Natural History the whole time, which ...
... Bldg. That would have been full of finance people - a good bunch of people :) We thought we'd arrived at the White House but it didn't look like the White House and of course it wasn't. (We are hopeless.) Saw more squirrels. Eventually found the White House. It was so weird seeing something we've seen on tv so often. We then decided we'd go to the Smithsonian and National Portrait Gallery. We were going to wait for our bus but decided we were too impatient so ...
... photography all pretty impressive. We then went and got some yes Philadelphia water ice and sat on a bench in the National Mall. I wandered across to the Smithsonian Castle for a look see and then we headed back to the car. By now it was already 5.30pm.
We drove to Arlington cemetery where we went and saw the grave of President John F Kennedy and Jacky Onassis we also went to see the Tomb of the Unknown soldiers where we were lucky enough to catch part of ...
... Renwick Gallery. He also has a keen interest in fine arts and crafts and he tells us about Chihuli and their original purchases when he and Laura had the desire to meet artists and purchase their work but they didn’t have the money. He’s a really fascinating guy who is an orphan from Lebanon who came to the U.S. to learn English at the age of 16 at a program in Washington. He booked a flight to Washington DC ...
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