Colonial Beach-Days Inn On The Potomac

30 Colonial Avenue, Colonial Beach, Virginia, 22443, United States | Motel
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Presentation 2, Greek and Turkish Folk Music

A travel blog entry by timeicher

9

... saz and the Asian tanbur. The bouzouki was traditionally used for dancing and entertainment at social gatherings. It became a featured instrument in rebetika, a type of improvised early 20th-century music associated with the Greek underworld. Since gaining a wider audience, the bouzouki has become the major popular-music instrument of Greece. It is also played in a variety of musical genres throughout the world, including jazz, bluegrass, rock, and folk ...

So long, farewell!

A travel blog entry by ellainecabellon

5

... because we had an early wake up call for the next day. Although our flight was at 11:15, we wanted to get to the airport about 2.5 hours before take off and with an hour 20 minute trip to Heathrow from Riseley, we needed to leave a little after 7. Also, “British summer” would begin and our clocks would “spring forward” over night causing us to lose an hour of precious sleep.

As planned, we were on the road headed to Heathrow around ...

George Washington's Mount Vernon

A travel blog entry by jlewis51

8

... found the ticket booth and purchased our passes to roam George's old stomping grounds for the day. The passes included total access to the estate and a time slot, which determined when you could tour the mansion. Inside the mansion, they displayed multiple rooms in which significant historical figures sat down to speak with George. It also displayed his bedroom and the very bed in which he passed. His room was arranged closely ...

Day Two

A travel blog entry by daknees

21

... t seem to be too interested and he was hot (so he was starting to complain).

We left Alexandria and, at the last minute, took the turnoff for Theodore Roosevelt Island which has a large statue of Theodore Roosevelt. William wasn't too happy with another walk, but oh well... We walked over a bridge to the island and the statue wasn't too far off the trail. From the bridge, we had a beautiful view of Georgetown University.

We left the ...

Tour of Mount Vernon, home of George Washington.

A travel blog entry by dmcknew

21

... began a journal at age 16 and through practice he developed excellent handwriting. He learned surveying on the job and started his own business, as a surveyor, at age 17.

  • He was physically active and strong. Thomas Jefferson described him as 'the best horseman of his age.' Washington also loved fox hunting from horseback. His physical stamina helped him on expeditions to the frontier and as a leader in the military.
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