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Greetings fellow traveler,
Leaving all our loved ones behind, we have embarked on a meandering journey to see what we can see (like the bear that went over the mountain). While our visits were heart warming and wonderful, it's good to strike out on one's own to see how others live.
Our first stop beyond Virginia is ...
... took a left instead of a straight ahead. As luck would have it we ended up on "Dolly Parton", our name for a street named after a First Lady, (very disrespectful I know but easy to remember) and found our way directly home with no panic at all. So well we even did a u turn to go back to the Giant for some groceries. Well done I ...
... cafe we discovered on Dupont Circle which actually serves breakfasts I can eat ( a definite bonus). I think it is called Kramerbrooks. The food and the service are superb. Then we walked to the Phillips Collection which is really close to our hotel (one of the reasons I chose it). It is a private museum of modern and contemporary art and the main reason I wanted to go was that they have Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" ...
... immediately following the Revolution, the Continental Navy was demobilized in 1785 by an economy-minded Congress.
The dormancy of American seapower lasted barely a decade when, in 1794, President George Washington persuaded the Congress to authorize a new naval force to combat the growing menace of piracy on the high seas.
The first vessels of the new U.S. Navy were launched in 1797; among them were the United States, the Constellation, and ...
... Cathedral. It is beautiful! We took a "Behind the Scenes" tour which took us all over the cathedral, and we learned much about the history of the cathedral. It was interesting to hear that the cathedral was built in the 1900s, and the structure was finished in 1990. It is somewhat weird to see a cathedral that completely resembles the ancient European cathedrals, complete with gargoyles, and know that it is so new. The ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center