Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, DC
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Today, we decided to branch out on our own and travel the metro to where we wanted to go. After we worked out how to actually buy a pass and ticket for the train, we managed quite well. Rode the metro to the Smithsonian to the natural history museum, then the national art gallery and finally the Native American museum. The Native American was the most interesting and we also had lunch there. Who would have ever thought that I would consume a buffalo ...
... bubbles out in the summer sunshine? If we ran through a sprinkler? If we colored in a coloring book?
All day today, as I've gone about my work, I keep thinking about my partially colored tree. I wonder if tonight I will finish it, or if I should instead start on a colorful border for it. And each time I think of my tree, that sensation of peaceful joy comes over me again. I cannot wait for my "coloring time" tonight.
And I'm not ...
... are breath-taking.
Some exhibit highlights are one of the rare copies of the Guttenburg Bible from the early 1500s, the first bible ever printed with a printing press; there is also a copy of a hand scribed bible from he same century. Other highlights include Thomas Jeffeson's personal library, and a 12 panel block printed map from 1507 that is the first to attempt a 'round' world and include some version of the America's. It is believed to be the ...
... you' and 'have a nice day' at least fifty times. Politeness ad nauseum!! Even the train driver told us to enjoy the rest of our day and have a wonderful weekend before adding that the doors were closing. Our first impressions of Washington D.C. - lots of impressive buildings, lots of polite people, lots of black people (also polite), lots of police sirens and flashing lights, not enough good old ordinary plain food restaurants. Weather - chilly, warm, cloudy, sunny, cloudy, chilly ...
Arrived Washington DC on the evening of the 25th Dec and booked into the 'Inn of Rosslyn" on Arlington Blvd just across the river from Washington DC - a very convenient walking or cycling distance to most of the DC attractions (there are rental bike stations scattered all over the places-of-interest ...