Residence Inn Fairfax City
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... at the Saturday Morning breakfast cafe - the server could only be likened to and american version of Manuel from Faulty Towers! He was bumbling around like he had never done the job before! Food was good though when it eventually arrived. Shame that when we asked for ketchup we got BBQ sauce instead and the ketchup arrived after we finished our meals! The service was also appalling in the bar we went to in Annapolis, again a bumbling waiter who appeared never ...
... so we had to have another rethink. We decided to head to Annapolis, a town I'd read a lot about and thought would be a nice alternative.
Annapolis is set around a beautiful harbour, and we were there at the same time as a boat show, which only added to the prettiness of the town. The harbour was crammed full of very impressive boats, and the town was bustling with all of the extra visitors. We explored the harbour and a crafts market, and enjoyed ...
... quite special to be standing outside the White House. DC is a nice place to visit, but also nice to get out of there. Way too busy.
On our way again. Were in 6 states today. Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, NY State, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Drove through Annapolis, the capital of Maryland. Drove on the I95 highway through Queens and The Bronx, avoiding the drive through New York city. Paid lots of tolls along our way, think a total ...
... so low it looked as though they were going to land right on top of us!! We had a great time running around in the park pretending to be airplanes with Corbin! He would run and laugh and then fall to the ground! After we watched the planes, we drove around the National Mall and around Washington DC. It was really cool to see the monuments lit up! And Chris had a lot ...
... so I really enjoyed seeing that with the lights on all around it.
Walking along the mall to the Washington Monument next, I made my way to the World War Two memorial which was beautiful at night and so soothing. Hearing the water in the fountain was just lovely and peaceful. Across the road from this memorial, is the Thomas Jefferson memorial. It was too far to walk all the way over there but I still got to see it from there and closer up in the taxi ...
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- Pets allowed
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