The Brookland Inn
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... be able to go over my backpack too resulting in a particularly fetching look of soaking wet, human/tortoise hybrid. I also wore white trousers....that was not so funny and grew considerably awkward.
I loved undertaking the US Capitol tour. In all honesty my idea of how the State passed laws was based on the Netflix series "House of Cards". It was funny going around and seeing rooms and corridors that had appeared in the series. Being by myself, ...
... entirely interested in this until I saw the First comings up planes. This part interested me the most, reading and looking at the original designs and what all the geniuses back in the day tried to create in order to fly a plane. It was actually quite interesting and funny. Aaron and I laughed at some of the original designs and were pretty fascinated at how far technology has come.
We now decide to walk towards the Washington Monument, and it takes us ...
... a black granite wall in the order that they died. I’d taken Thomas’ Vietnam army hat off. It would make Prince Harry’s Nazi outfit stunt look pretty diplomatic if we came across a Veteran group. I know he’s only a young boy but it felt right to show some respect. Thomas is at an age where war is exciting and interesting so he loved the soldier statues.
We re-joined the bus and headed out past the Pentagon ...
... tall pencil with about 20 USA flags around it. Its to commemorate George Washington. You can go up it but it wasn't too fascinating for myself. A lot of American people were going crazy for it. At this point we were sweating buckets. You wouldn't believe how hot it was, humid, 35 degrees, sunny. Awful! We walked down to the World War ll memorial which was quite nice, it had a fountain and everyone was sat there dipping their feet in ...
... are out and looking beautiful in pink and white.
We get back around 5 and have dinner in the train station then walk back to hotel.
At 6 pm 5 police cars tear past the window plus ambulances and fire trucks. There is a shooting on 8th street and we are on 2nd street. The shooting was at the Census bureau. A man shot the guard and took hostages. WE sat in the window watching the cars come past when an ambulance taking someone, lost it in the wet on the road, and hit ...