Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel
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... and then walked back to the hotel. It was a good two hour walk back and we passed the White House on the way. This time it looked like Obama was at home because the amount of security was triple what it was two days ago.
For dinner we ate in Chinatown at Pho DC. Pretty average but I'm glad we went that way because the area around Chinatown at night is happening and more interesting than the street we are on.
... gained of the geography over time. It was as if New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific islands were being discovered before our eyes – on one map, we even saw the pencil markings of the ship’s sailing route that was made during their voyage!
- Harvey opened up a book that had photos of old maps. On one map in particular that was exceptionally intricate in design and detailed, Harvey commented on how much time it must have taken ...
... predicted to hit the Mid-Atlantic on Wednesday, the day I was planning to fly home to Washington from Caracas, Venezuela, via Houston. She suggested I fly home from LAX tonight and postpone visiting Venezuela (one of only two countries United flies to that I haven’t been to yet). I could get stranded for days in Houston if the storm causes many East Coast flights to be canceled, she cautioned. Uh oh.
I looked around Terminal 7 ...
As I look back on this particular work trip, I realize that this is the first time, in a very long time, that I was not segregated from the local community. I was not cordoned off on an American compound, or told to remain inside the wire. The people that I met - both in the office and outside of the office - were friendly, hospitable, and eager to share their stories with me. Well, most of them. Because of my rich stamp and visa collection in my passport from ...
So now that training is over I know what I'm doing and what my day to day activities will be. Simply put, I will be a study abroad advisor to 4 "scholars" that will be working in design teams to innovate with local community members creative ways to tackle a social problem BASED ON LOCAL RESOURCES. We are not consultants- they will be acting as facilitators.
I will be taking the scholars ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed