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... Monument has remained the tallest building in the city since its construction well over a century ago. I have since heard that this is a myth, so don't cite me on that.
To put it politely, our hostel was a bit strange. We are told to take our shoes off when we arrive, and then while we wait in the porch, we received a list of rules through a bank-style hatch, and are asked to confirm that we agree. I half read them, and agree, and ...
... s prob not the stupidest thing mags has ever done) she was getting ready to leave so I told her to have a nice day... Probably not my wisest move! She stopped and reversed "hey smartass wanna shut your mouth?!" Haha the evil stare combined with raised eyebrows got rid of her pretty quickly We walked around Georgetown and looked at all the cute little shops but Obama wasn't in his favourite cupcake store so we were kinda upset that we didn't get to see him but it's still ...
... hey got me to walk all the way from the visitor centre to JFK's grave then on to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. I was half dead by the time we finished. We got a free shuttle ride back to the visitor centre, then headed over to National Mall to meet Leger and her daughter. We ended up at the Hard Rock café for lunch and there the craziness continued. I don't know who was the craziest at the table. I didn't enjoyed the lift ride upstairs to use the facilities ...
... made our way through the remaining 6 floors we were unable to tour the evening prior.
Even though we had already been the afternoon prior, I couldn't miss the opportunity to go to the balcony on the 7th floor to take pictures of the snow on Capital Hill and The Mall. I highly recommend a visit to the Newseum if you are fascinated, or at least interested, in news and history. The exhibits are captivating and will take you on an incredible journey ...
... could be up and running by midnight. We were fairly dubious and Mary wanted to try and get them to put us up. Which they did, but as far as we could tell, us alone. So, tomorrow we'll try again, same train, same time. Riding over New Year's ...
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