Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Travel Blogs from Arlington
... earthquake damage!) and saw the Capitol Building. Numerous photos later we headed for the WWII Memorial. It was a fair walk taking us along this gorgeous path lined with winter trees. We had lost all feeling in our limbs!! But it was such a beautiful tribute memorial. After this we walked even further upto the Lincoln Memorial - wow, it didn't disappoint. What an amazing monument both imposing in its size and structure. So recognizable from many movies too. Lots ...
... memorials and monuments within the mall:
A huge memorial built to honour Abraham Lincoln. The building contains a large seated sculpture of the man himself and the inner walls display the scripts of his famous speeches.
World War II memorial
Another huge memorial dedicated to Americans that served in World War II. The memorial consists of many pillars, each one dedicated to a state in ...
... which was a good little workout. We then ventured to Captain White's Seafood City - talk about chaos - OMG! There were people all over the place and people were yelling out food orders everywhere. There were all types of fresh seafood, anything that you could imagine. We went there to get some soft shell crab and the guy told us to come back tomorrow. We did however get some spicy shrimp, ...
... was well, BIG! The plaque beside it said "The Hope diamond has existed for more than a billion years. Since it formed deep within the earth, the Atlantic Ocean has opened, closed and opened again….the dinosaurs have come and gone…humans evolved and spread across the face of the Earth." How is this to put another perspective on time? We normally think of today, tomorrow, next week, next year – but today we’re thinking in ...
... the white house through the years. It feels like such an honor to be able to go visit the landmark and be apart of a bigger picture. knowing all the history that has gone on there starting from George Washington(Pres.) and John Adams(Vice Pres.) from 1789-1797 all the way to Barack Obama(Pres.) and Joe Biden(Vice Pres.) 2009. Forty Four Presidents. Forty Four! But mainly I’m looking back ...
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