Travel Blogs from Tysons Corner
... results in the whole of Boston coming outside to cheer on ‘their heroes’. Boston College is located on mile 21 of the marathon, just after the runners finish what is called the ‘Heartbreak hill’. After a quick breakfast with some of my friends we went to see what all the fuzz was about. Together with Claire, my mom and I gave the runners the applause they deserved and admired their motivation, strength and fitness. It was a wonderful spring day and when we had ...
... stories from the worlds biggest spy organisations and secret agents. And yes it had a James Bond exhibition as well.
The following day we went to the Newseum ...
28/12/13 - Another early day for us, up at 4am as we are off to Washington for the day and its a 3.5 hour train ride from Penn station to get there. Our train leaves at 5:30am and have to be there 30 minutes before so caught a cab downtown (hahaha starting to talk like a NYC local).
Heaps of people at the station including a lot of homeless, I suppose you don't need a ticket to get down into the station, its warm and safe as there are quite a lot of ...
... all around the world. The Human Origins exhibit was very interesting it showed how humans evolved over six million years in response to a changing world. They even had the skeleton of Lucy, one of the most complete early human skeletons. Museum of American history was our last museum for the day in here we saw the Star-Spangled Banner that inspired the American national anthem. As well as a rang if exhibits from the US presidents and their First Ladies to the ...
... pro slavery) states in the civil war so he has to look at her forever - there was a 36 year gag order forbidding the discussion of slavery in the Senate - when the gag order lifted, a physical fight broke out between those oppose to slavery and this in favour of it - there is a moving memorial to those who died in Flight 93, bringing it down before it could hit the Capitol on 9/11 Eventually we emerge back into the light ( there are no ...
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