Sheraton Herndon Dulles Airport Hotel
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Immediately after posting that last blog in the air (the one about not fearing flying), our wifi was shut off, and the flight attendant came on the speaker to tell everyone "We are preparing the cabin for landing, however flight attendants will NOT be coming down the isles" then her voice was cut off as we hit MAJOR turbulence....I have flown a …
... school kids beat us to it! Instead we visited the crime & punishment museum & then I was going to check out the 2nd half of the Air & Space Museum located at Washington Dulles International Airport, but a miscalculation in just how far away that was put an end to that! A quick run through the American History Museum & it was time to jump back on the train to ...
Early start - "attempt" to walk across the bridge to the Washington Mall. Defeated by the roads :-(
Metro to "Foggy Bottom". Walk to the Lincoln Monument, Vietnam & WWII Memorials and then to the White House.
Metro back to the Hotel then drive to Pentagon City via Arlington and the Pentagon.
Drive through Northern Virginia and walk through Arlington Cemetery.
Drive out to Chantilly for dinner and ...
... we found some lunch and headed towards the famed White House. Yep..pretty much like the pictures (or the West Wing) but we are glad we went.
There are about 10 Smithsonian museums in DC so we’d picked out our favourites and the first stop was the National Museum of American History. The museum was a great mixture of cultural and technological history of the US. It helped fill in some gaps for us, like did you know that the declaration of independence was signed ...
... said "don't be mean";it truly broke my heart. So we then departed the plane, it is was 4:30 am and the customer service desk wasn't open yet.
I must say I am quite proud of myself. There was no yelling on my part; I was not screaming into my phone while re-booking like others. I did threaten; however it was a valid threat that I feel needed to know about. I was willing to change airlines affiliations after ...
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