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Woke up early and headed down to the impressive church towards the center of the old part of Reykjavik. It's a very prominent part of Reykjavik seeing as there are almost no buildings of significant height in the town except or a few hotels and apartment buildings along the coast. They were conducting a funeral so the inside was closed. I made my way own the cobble stone and occasionally paved street down towards the city center. I stopped at a ...
This morning we had two lectures, one by the Navy Department's official historian on naval operations on D-day and then a current professor/ former FBI intelligence officer on counter-intelligence and deception operations before and during D-Day. After lunch we did an activity I may use in my classroom where the kids analyzed WW2 era yearbooks. It was a nice way to lead into the home front topic. We had the night free, ...
... Here you have to tip. Thats already included in the end bill! Great. We were all not happy about. In the end we just laught about it! So much to our first Group- dinner! ,)
After Dinner, we went on our illumination-tour. So we went to see Abraham Lincoln memorial, Gerge Washington monument, Franklin Roosevelt monument, Vietnam Veterans memorial, Iwo Jima memorial and US Capitol. It does look all really nice at night time! ,)
When we came back to our Hostel we had ...
... the extravagant Capitol Building and Congress. It is very ornate, however the Americans are still able to disney land the tour experience. Incredible architecture, sculptures, art and history. It is massive, and even has its own private Metro rail and coded light intercom system. I would love to see the top of the dome. Each state gets 3 statues of famous heroes to put through the building. I also headed over to the Library of Congress, incredibly stunning and ornate building. ...
... I finally find myself a pint of bitter as well, and down a few Boddingtons during the game. Seeing as Hernandez is playing for Mexico, I am routing for them! USA take a quick 2-0 lead but Mexico eventually win 4-2. It's a day of firsts. The first time I've seen an MLS game and the first time I've watched the USA play in a USA bar. I would hate to think of the laughing and cheering that went on when that shot from Dempsey ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking