Travel Blogs from Dumfries
... bag. I wanted to wear my pearls and Tiffany pendant (that I saved money on), but thought that might be a little too much. Settled for my pirate earrings aka big silver hoops. Warm enough when I started out to not worry about them getting cold and whacking me in the face - of course, that all went downhill by the afternoon - brrrrrrr. Carried my cashmere pashmina in case it became cold - which it did. We ended up back at the hotel bar/grill for "happy day". ...
... called and the hundred or so congregation was told of my worldwide trip as I stood up and waved... after the service a woman came up and gave me $20 - she said it was for my trip... I didn't know what to say apart from thank you. The people were very generous with their time too and many came up and welcomed me to their church and their city. The church was celebrating their 175 year anniversary and I was very happy to be a part of it. And I would also like it ...
... restaurant that has been serving the local Capital IN CROWD for over 100 years! Lots of young suits and dresses with the after work crowd. Very crowded but we find 2 stools at one of the 6 bars and hunker down! Bartender we have is a hoot who likes to mix perfect pour martinis that you can not pick up without spilling so you are forced to lean over and sip first! Karen has fish tacos and I have their special burger and ...
... the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden (which is one of the Smithsonian Museums). Now, I'll admit I'm not the biggest art fan and am a firm believer that modern art is just a load of junk but the art on show in the garden was really impressive and varied different types from a metal full size tree to a cartoon one dimensional wooden house (perhaps there's a possibility I could be converted).
After the Sculpture Garden I arrived at the Museum of Natural History and ...
... mall. From there, we went to Tidal Basin, where we hired a pedalo to 'sail' across to see the Jefferson memorial. After that we walked to the Lincoln memorial, whch was as impressive as it looks. We've also made a note to google what all these people did to get so many monuments and memorials named after them!
On the way back to ours we realised the station nearest us actually has a huge shopping and food court. We got dinner ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking