The Westin Crystal City
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... Yvonne shared some of her fruit punch starbursts with me and made me a very happy camper. Brian our bus driver is great. He is very patient and is always in a handy spot. We haven’t had any issues yet and have managed to be right on time to everywhere we’ve needed to go. We stopped in Alexandria for dinner. First we went into a tiny candy store owned by a lady named Candy. It is called Candy’s Candy. :) Cute! The kids were in heaven... But nobody ...
... cats) while we're gone, and want to use this blog as a way of feeling like we are staying in touch with you guys. I hope to update it every two days or so while we're traveling. I may occasionally provide extraneous backstory about us as individuals or as a couple, on the off-chance that anyone we don't know feels inclined to read this public blog. We welcome leaving comments on this site, and you can also always email us.
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... flying home for thanksgiving. I will only be here one night and will then move further out of the city to spend thanksgiving with another family. All of these people are related to a nurse who I met in the Shriners Hospital for Children Cincinnati. The family had two children who were excited about their last day at school tomorrow before Thanksgiving. One of them was shocked that I had never celebrated Thanksgiving and ...
... aka the Dog Whisperer) filming a show for national geographic. Les tried to get a snap as we walked past him, but due to the camera being set on self portrait she just ended up with a picture of her forehead. O well you can't win them all.
Lunch was had at the "Elephant and Castle" pub which reminded me of my old haunt in San Francisco.
With so many museums in DC it was going to be impossible to get ...
Drive along Cemetery Ridge at the Battlefield.
Drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC
Check in to the Hotel
Metro (train) to the Washington Mall.
Visit the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Walk along the Mall to the Capitol
Visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
After dinner (in a great Mexican restaurant - we view the 4th July ...