The Brookland Inn
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... Station, ready to begin our Big Bus tour of the Capital.
The first tour bus left at 8:30 AM, leaving us just enough time for a snack and a cup of coffee before boarding. We purchased the 48 hours all loops passes, which gave us the ability to hop on and off the busses, which ran about every 20 minutes at the identified stops. The bus we took when we left Union Station had live ...
... still continues to this day.
The museum has a neat space exploration area with experiments the kids can create themselves. Emily had a good time making things she had designed fly up in the air. Dad had a good time eating the freeze dried ice cream he bought which reminded him of eating it as a kid.
Emily then played like a veterinarian with some stuffed animals and washed dishes with grandpa. ...
... to Pittsburg to refuel and wait until the Washington storm was over. Finally we were able to land in Washington at 11.30pm. So what was suppose to be a 5 hour journey was a 9 hour journey. We finally arrived at our hotel about 12.20am and then had to wait 30 minutes until they bought our suitcases up! So at about 1.00am we finally got to bed. Although this wasted a big portion of the day we were still pleased that they had put the safety of the crew & passengers ...
... night, so obviously it was very peaceful and quiet.
Today, the 4th, we moved off of the parkway and onto the freeway for a bit. At coffee time we decided to cut off into Lexington Va for coffee. What a surprising treat that was! It turned out to be a beautiful little University town with block upon block of 18th C buildings and houses, all very nicely restored and maintained. It was right up there with Savannah and Charleston. It also has quite the ...
We sleep in and had lunch with Bill and Sharon at the Sir Walter Raleigh Restaurant in Greenbelt. They have a great buffet lunch which was very good. We did a quick shopping trip to REI for a walking stick for Sheila. The store floor was very helpful making sure she brought the right equipment.
On our way back to the hotel we stopped to take some ...