Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle
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... feet that arrived back at the bus. But we were all moved by what we witnessed there this afternoon. Aand I must comment on the tulips and cherry trees. Gorgeous!
Back on the bus, we headed over the Potomac River into Washington, DC. We caught glimpses of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and Ford's Theatre. We headed to Safeway to purchase water and snacks for the next two days (comical and definitely not on our schedule). We then headed to Hard ...
... 2012, during which trees were blown down and all of the electricity went out in the entire neighborhood. We were in the dark for about four days and we had to all sleep in the basement to keep cool at night until the power came back on. It was like a grown-up slumber party -- Bret even read us a scary story from his iPhone.
We attended a Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants baseball game in 100+ degree weather on the 4th of ...
... 4 shots, the officer informs everyone that they must leave - you must be kidding me? I wanted to protest and tell the officer that I was not moving until I got my pictures but I didn't want to be face down on the pavement - bad move for a vacation. My nephew, JK, said he saw Sasha/Malia jogging along with the Secret Service. You can see 3 people at the bottom of my photo but you can't make out who they are - it does look like one of the girls ...
... we are just as crazy as everyone else thinks we are. So he dropped us at our airline and we went on in to check in. Now this was quite possibly one of the most irritating check in procedures we have experienced to date. We were directed to a self check in machine which then told us we needed to pay $25 per bag! WHAT! All quite irritated by this we went to inquire at an actual check in desk. A lady then told us she couldn't take our bags until we paid another woman the money. So we ...
... tea. I enjoy looking at an era that I became fascinated with when I was young. All those John Wayne movies in which he was a marine as well as all the other movies I use to watch. We have to rush the remainder of the musem as time has passed us again and only have forty minutes before we are asked to leave. As we approach the car, the sun has set, the cold has dropped to -3C again and thewind has started to blow again. It has been an interesting ...
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