Wingate by Wyndham Chantilly / Dulles Airport
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Chantilly
... presentation is superb. Too many science-oriented museums nowadays
aim to entertain rather than educate, sacrificing depth and breadth to draw in
those with short attention spans with interactive displays, noisy videos, and dumbed-down
explanations. Not here, though; this museum is one grownups can appreciate,
ranking up there with the Deutsches Museum in Munich as one of the top
science/technology museums I’ve ever visited.
... were quite good so we really couldn't complain.
Noticing now that we were running quite late for our Washington Redskins game at the FedExField Stadium, we decided rather than listening to the concierge to let them organise a taxi to take us to the game, we would hail our own taxi to get us there. Rookie mistake..
Although the taxi driver claimed to know where it was, eventually he had to admit failure and pull into a gas station to ask ...
... etc etc. Just like the "west wing".
Back to hotel for a snooze and happen to catch the Vice-President cavalcade. Joe Biden was dropped off at our hotel for lunch. What a performance with motorcycle police outriders and black vans limos and so on. Its just like the movies! Must be a real pain if he just wants to get a pint of milk at the deli.
Going to the waterfront tonight for dinner.
The Capitol Hill, where the US congress resides, is a very interesting building when it comes to history and architecture. There are free walking tours available (about 1 hour long), but first you have to register online for them: www.visitthecapitol.gov. Well worth a visit! Just be sure not to carry any water, other liquids or food with you as they won't allow you to enter with them.
At the end of my stay in the capital I also took ...
Up and at 'em again. Not a hugely early start and I felt pretty good, slept like a rock last night after all the fun and excitement. We're off on our organized walking tour this morning with our local Washington guide. You apparently have to be a licensed tour guide and if you conduct a tour without a license it's a $1000 fine. First stop this morning was Arlington cemetery to see the eternal ...