Travel Blogs from College Park
... and beauty of the memorial.
After that, we visited a number of other memorials. Dean walked out to see the familiar Jefferson Memorial and then we both visited the WW II memorial. This is a beautiful and relatively new memorial (2004) that honors the service personnel in the Pacific and the Atlantic theaters.
From there, we went to the Korean War memorial. This is also a relatively new memorial that depicts a number of ...
... on the way home, in addition to the charge for parking at the museum. We were out $20 before stepping into the museum, which itself is free. Free, therefore, is a relative term. I mention this not to complain but to point out how things are different out here.
The main activity for today was the visit to the Udvar-Hazy Center, which is part of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. To set the scene, ...
... phone).The only drawback (and it's really not to me) is on the other side of the trees is the highway, so we can hear a constant flow of traffic--I prefer to call it white noise.
That is really all for the night. David and I need to figure out where we're going and what we're doing tomorrow.
Good night. We really do miss all of you! I'll have pics tomorrow.
... is just around the corner, midterms rolled around last week and kindly reminded me of the fact that I’m actually still a student. (How nice of them!)
I guess that, in between my 9 to 5 work days and all the healthy, home cooked meals (Ha, yeah right!) I almost forgot that I’m actually still in school this semester. Unfortunately there was no forgetting last week as I watched my fellow ...
... to D.C. There are police of every kind (F.B.I., Secret Service, National Park, etc). They are everywhere.
Long drive coming up tomorrow, on our way to Boone to see the Ellingsons. I've enjoyed the East Coast, but I'm super excited about turning West. Carol says to temper my enthusiasm, because after Boone we've got to cover 1,400 miles in 4 days... That's WAY in the future for me, not even on my radar yet :-)