Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle
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... light poles adorning the paved areas. From there we carried on through the mall to the Museum of American history. There weren't many people inside so we were able to wander around and view the various exhibits easily. They had a full room dedicated to the flag and its history including the original flag with 15 stars on it. It measured 30 x 34ft and was 200 years old. It inspired Francis Scott Key to ...
... around. I asked the secret service guy if we could take a photo in front of his car! The Presidential/ Goverment/ Important people helicopter flew past several times when we were there - its pretty cool to see as well. From there we went to a couple more museums. Saw Dorothy's red ruby slippers and the American Flag of Independence. That was a wonderful exhibit, no photos permitted though. Headed towards the Spy Museum. The kids went to that but Dave and I thought it ...
Betsy and I made it to DC! I did about 45-50 miles to get here today. I went straight to the national mall to try to catch the tail end of the events for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington. They had security set up outside the WWII memorial and i didn't want to mess with bringing my bike in line only to have them say I couldn't bring it. So I stayed between the WWII memorial and the Washington monument. The speakers were at the Lincoln memorial ...
... fire log for use inside or outside. We also saw a massive slab of rice crispies marketed to sell as base for parties or cakes or as a back up for an unexpected party. We had to go through customs from the US into Canada which is on the other side of Rainbow bridge.The line was quite long and took around an hour more than usual. On arrival when we took our passports through customs,that was really quick. First impressions is like a mini Times Square with all sorts of restaurants ...
... in the heat, so after looking around a heavily secured Capitol Building we decided to skip out on the Gary Sinese and Ed Harris hosted memorial day concert and head back to the hotel for food and the beers mentioned. I wish I was a better writer so I could adequately express our experience of being in the U.S let alone Washington during the memorial weekend, but unfortunately I can't. It has been a once in a lifetime kind if weekend though. Until next ...