Clarion Hotel National Harbor
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- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... else to do or see after the parade so we just wandered around. Eventually we realised we were near the White House so strolled on up to have a look. We could see some figures standing on the porch - I am happy to think they were Barack and Michelle (although others might think them just security people). Lots of people taking photos of themselves in front of the White House so, what the heck, we took one too.
We made our way back to our hotel but caught in ...
... Gaylord National Harbor. It's right on the Potomac River, across from Alexandria, Virginia and just south of Washington, DC. You can take ferry boats from my hotel to DC. I did not get to do it, though.
We had another thunderstorm my first night at the hotel. It was cool. I turned off all my lights and watched the lightning.
The harbor has a giant called The Awakening It was made ...
... there are packed to the gills and expensive), we walked down to the west end of the National Mall, where we saw the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial--still spectacular, even though it's 30 years old and I've seen it several times--and the Lincoln Memorial, equally moving. Both sites were crowded--the Lincoln Memorial in particular was packed full of tourists taking selfies. Apparently there is now a gadget ...
... and she is the 3rd highest paid police chief in the country. "You Go Girl". One in every 12 people is a lawyer in DC. It is one in 300 people in the rest of the country.
An area of the DC called Foggy Bottom got its name because the area was originally a factory area and the smoke from the factories rises up making a fog over cast.
We saw the US Marine Corp's memorial that was modeled after the iconic ...
... as a human shield from them was particularly amusing. I hate birds! This really shouldn’t be news to most of you; however I doubt anyone has seen me panic as a swarm of giant Canadian geese turn from their peaceful mooring on a grassy knoll to take flight and head directly for us. Yes okay, they were actually aiming for the other side of the reflecting pool but did they have to wait till I was walking by to make this collective decision to move?! Later Alex and Ruth told me ...