The Westin Washington National Harbor
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... statue of him has been carved out of a chunk of mountain. Carried on around the tidal lake to the Jefferson memorial with the 48ft statue of the old president looking across the lake to the statue. Met up with Emma and nick for drinks at a place called W with a rooftop bar overlooking Washington and the White House. Could see guys dressed on black that looked like snipers on the presidents roof. Joined a open top bus tour round DC ...
I also decided to wash my clothes since I had slept in them the night before. They still aren't dry yet, but I'm hoping they will be by the morning. Cross your fingers for me.
I took a short nap in the room (and posted my graduation blog entry) before venturing out into the city around 2 PM. I knew I wanted to go to the International Spy Museum and the Museum of Crime and Punishment, so I looked up the directions before I left. ...
... for his children and the visitors, and that we could therefore not get any closer. I would like to emphasize that that is definitely one of the better reasons not to be able to get any closer to him and I am glad to see that Barack has his priorities in order. When we had learned everything there is to learn about Abraham Lincoln , the Capitol and The Court Room, we went for a healthy green smoothie and a salmon bagel and had a twenty minute Wi-Fi session at Starbucks to update the ...
... underworked guards-to get through the complex. It is a huge place, with only the tower, at one corner, open. Signs announce that the shops and restaurants are closed, which is a little disingenuous, these places haven't seen action in a while. At some point they've tried to turn the ground floor into a destination, with the tower a bonus, but it hasn't worked. The layout probably doesn't help, with only the ground floor covering the whole surface area, all the other floors look ...
... are how unlike "America" it feels! The architecture around our hotel looks almost Dutch or Belgian in many respects. It is certainly a stark contrast to the skyscrapers of New York that we associate with US cities. That being said, DC is still a busy city. Rather than add to the traffic congestion we decided to forego the gas-guzzling tour buses and taxis to explore the city on foot. Maps at the ready we headed south towards, where else but the White ...