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... we went to a local bar for a nice meal and few drinks. This was obviously after the free daily wine hour in our hotel. lol
We then got to take some amazing photos of the sights lit up at nightime.
Overall this place is a great city with some wonderful sights. Another early start for us tomorrow with our first experience of the Amtrak train to take us to New York City!
... through security, which did not take as long as expected. Also, they didn't tell me I did not have to take my shoes off until they were already off.
My father upgraded Traylor and I to economy plus and we tried to sleep but kept having to wake up for all the food they were passing out, it was as if the flight attendants never sat down. I had the pasta, ...
... There does appear, especially in this area, to be an upturn in the demand for houses. Old houses and plots of land are bought up and grand, detached homes are being built. Simon donned his cap to chauffeur us to Washington, which he did admirably and where our knowledgeable guide (Paula) took us around the numerous monuments. In fact DC is nearly one big monument to the dead of the wars, the past presidents, Americas history and its democracy. ...
... out where we wanted to go and how to get there, so we just rested and relaxed, knowing we had two days to explore. And the next day, we definitely made up for it. We walked to the National Mall and ended up making a huge loop of it. We came up behind the White House, which was cool since it was a view you normally don't get to see, circled to the front, then headed south to the Washington Monument. Next we went east to the World War II Memorial, the Reflecting ...
... to get very close), Arlington National Cemetary (have to go back as we were late getting their) & the monument to Martin Luther King just to name a few.
The day finished with dinner at Johnny Rockets - traditional American burgers/fries & was pretty good. I should have said 4 big things about Americans - monuments, museums, motivational men & meals - the meals are massive. So is that 4 or 5 M's???
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