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... the skies. After a bagel breakfast at The West Wing Café, we start walking to the U.S. Capitol building close-by the hotel. From there you can walk through "The National Mall", a long green space between the U.S. Capitol and The Washington Monument, surrounded by Smithsonian Museums and Memorials of all sorts. The green however was not 'open'. A whole area has been blocked off for a concert area, which we suspect to be in preparation for 4th of July celebrations, and ...
... every week in DC throughout the year. Hispanic Poetry, Nerd Nite, Chocolate Tour, and Solid Gold Marijuana Deathsquad Concert this week, for example.
Washington DC was designed by Pierre L’Enfant, a French soldier and military engineer who served under George Washington at Valley Forge. In 1790, our new Congress gave Washington the honor to select the site of the nation’s capitol. He chose L’Enfant to engineer the ...
... to Washington. We felt our background helped us to truly appreciate this exhibit.
The Museum of Natural History was not far so we decided to check it out. John thought it had been featured in "Night at the Museum" so we looked and looked for ...
... which honours those American's who answered the call and gave their lives during the 3 year war against North Korea. The Memorial is made up of 19 stainless steel statues depicting a squad on patrol. The statues are set in strips of granite and scrubby juniper bushes depicting the rugged North Korean terrain where the war was fought. This memorial is awesome.
The walk down the side of the Reflecting Pool was really cool. It looked like it ...
... ve lost my joggers, the vendor won). The light faded around 4.30 so back to hotel for snooze before tea. Another action packed day where we could have done with a much better camera (calling on Laurie).
Nov 19 Back into it.....eating and searching for a half decent cuppa coffee that is!!! Today we were exploring the east side of this amazing city Took in China Town (bit scary), Madame Toussaude, Fords Theatre (across the road see where Lincoln died), Capitol Hill (in repair ...
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