TownePlace Suites Sterling Dulles North
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... is under restoration and is expected to be completed in 2014. The monuments is made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss. It is the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5 1⁄8 inches. Construction of the monument began in 1848, but was halted from 1854 to 1877, and finally completed in 1884. Now it was time to start our museum exploration. Our first stop was the Smithsonian castle (information centre). Here we got ...
... Of course, the gift shop is spectacular with loads of spy gadgets and I feel really proud of myself at getting Ethan out of it, having only bought him a notebook.......result! It has been another long, hot day full of great sightseeing. We decide to call it a day and spend the evening in our hotel room, catching up on rest (and blogs and emails). We also watch TV, which is even worse than UK TV if that is possible, but great if you want to veg ...
... straight pajamas, and some look like they’re prepared hike up a mountain immediately upon exiting their plane. Seriously, next time you’re at an airport, keep track of how many people wear those hardcore hiking shoes. It’s astonishing. They must be really comfortable shoes, because they don’t look particularly convenient for getting through security.
Security was fairly simple, although I did get stopped because I forgot to take my ...
... about catching a bus :) The lady at the hotel told me to wait outside door 2H. What she failed to inform me was that you had to go through door 6 and down a ramp to find door 2H. So after wandering around this massive airport for 40 minutes I was finally pointed in the right direction and eventually found my shuttle driver.
5 minutes later we arrived at the hoteI and once I had checked in, it was straight to bed.
Over and out ...
... that as the day goes on it will improve. Most seem to - can be cool in the morning and by late afternoon can be very hot. A good thing here is that it is light until late. So after a day of 'bus' things you can get out and investigate for a couple of hours on your own. Blows away the cobwebs and gives you some 'me' time for the day. 8am is round up time for the morning so will go and join the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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