William Penn House
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... we could handle, we stopped for lunch before walking through the park to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Again, this free museum offered heaps of information on everything you could want to know about air or space travel. Then back into the park to enjoy the snow by making snow-angels, a snowman, and (of course) a snowball fight before heading back to our hotel room for another home-made dinner.
... were all on roller blades. Very ambitious I thought considering that the roads and footpaths around here are very uneven and rather busy. The Capital is a splendid example of architecture like so many of the buildings here and was surrounded by lawns and fountains and gardens. I managed to get a photo of it from behind a gorgeous pink Rhododendren. There is a large pool in front of it and various statues ...
... ground tour back past the monuments and past the world famous white house!! one thing i will say about the white house is that it is alot smaller in real life than in films and pictures! There is also a doorbell you can press, it most likely wont work but you can still press it if you wish!
Second stop of the day was the National Air and space museum, i find all things that fly quite interesting, although being on a plane scares me somewhat!, so i found this ...
Today Andrew visited Mt Vernon, the home of George Washington. The manor has been greatly restored and guided tours are provided, but no photography is allowed in the Manor so i don't have any to show. It was a impressive but not grandiose like one would find in Europe. Apart from a tour of the house, the grounds can be explored and they have lots of interesting information on the displays are available Of interest were the slave quarters, the out door kitchen ...
... Senator's office to give us a private guided tour through the building, so we got there early and had a very nice lunch in the building.
At 3pm Fiona arrived, the Senator's aide. A lovely young lady, so enthusiastic and spending her last afternoon with us before she headed off to Princeton Uni. She took us all around the building but not downstairs to the railway we got onto last time. We saw a lot that the general tours do not get to see ...