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... and the Capitol Building at the far end. We walked 2/3 of this on either side, going into the Museum of American History, Natural History Museum, the sculpture garden, the Botanic Garden, the Air and Space Museum ...
... were crazy bright! We were able to walk through a educational center which had George Washington's dentures! The dentures were made out of elephant ivory, animal teeth and human teeth, which completely grossed me out!! But it was pretty cool to see them!! We also walked through a museum that housed artifacts from the Washington's. It was a fabulous day, the weather was gorgeous and it was a perfect day to walk around the Washington ...
... us by.
Tomorrow is a day of Smithsonians...until then,
PS Flat Eli went to some very special places today. We weren't able to take him into either gallery of congress, so we left him with the security people. When we came back, they showed us a few places that they took him to have his pictures taken...one of them was on the roof of the capital. We citizens don't even get to go up there, but Flat Eli did.
... you want to go just using the metro, I wish we had worked this out on the first day because we ended up walking everywhere!
After brunch on day 1 we headed down to the museum of american history, we hadn't planned on going to see this one but since we didn't have any firm plans for the first day other than adapting to the time zone we figured we would have a look around, so glad we did, the place was awesome.
After we had killed an hour or two ...
... when she was two. Lots of shared memories - and kind of neat to be doing it on her birthday.
Wednesday and Thursday in Shenadoah National Park ... will update again when we hit Asheville NC. We are picking up fall colors now and a crispness in the air. Wearing long pants at night so cooling down
Laurie and Pete ...
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