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Travel Blogs from Washington DC
... little distracted when we stepped outside. Seeing that it had snowed about 5cm overnight! We both slowly walked to the station while playing in the snow. Getting to the Ford Theatre we were pleasantly surprised to hear it was free, aside from a museum donation. Learning all about, and seeing the spot, where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated was very interesting. After absorbing as ...
... is much more difficult, and even with that I have improved immensely. I can’t say much for my accent, although I’m sure my dad has his thoughts on that, I have greatly increased my vocabulary and thanks to Lionel I’ve even learned a few French expressions :-)
Delving into my inner self, I’ve really had a chance to explore who I am and where I’m going. I’ve gotten very familiar, and potentially more comfortable, ...
Ben and I drove into Washington DC with to meet up with one of Ben's good friends who lives and works there. Amy McNally and Ben went to college together in Syracuse and they both hung out through both science classes as well as through the school outing club.
We also met Amy's fiance, Ian, and had a lovely dinner of vegetarian lasagna with salad. Afterwards, we went to a bar nearby and met Greg Dixon, a Syracuse University ...
The day dawned fine and warm so we headed off again on the bikes to get a proper look at the Capitol building. It is closed to visitors on sundays and if you want to go on a tour you have to book well in advance so we just walked around the outside. We rode the bikes to the Central train station and walked to the Capitol from there. As we were reasonably early there weren't many people around apart from a tour ...
... to go visit all of the Smithsonian museums. With that in mind the group of girls and I headed off towards the metro to catch a train towards the centre! as we got off the train, it was a unanimous decision to start off getting some breakfast, so we found a small bakery on a corner and headed there, the food was cooked perfectly, i had a ham and cheese croissant which they warmed up for me, it was so tasty! we then headed off towards the town centre and started off with ...
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