Super 8 Annapolis
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... and Anglicans and finally settled on the name of Annapolis after Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway soon to be the Queen of Great Britain.
Water trades such as oyster-packing, boatbuilding and sailmaking became the city's chief industries. Currently, Annapolis is home to a large number of recreational boats that have largely replaced ...
Monday afternoon was spent going through the museum of American History through art - you can guess this did not excite the children!! We did however meet (so to speak) Noah Webster - the man responsible for the American Webster's dictionary which "simplified English for American use..." mmmm. The museum did have a wonderful courtyard which was totally enclosed and made a lovely warm spot for us the enjoy our lunch. Quite ...
getting to know anyone, being placed in the wrong level, just being
surrounded by Americans the whole time, etc.) have disappeared.
Students here are from a wide range of universities, disciplines and
career goals. There are mathematicians, linguists, historians, and
English lit. majors, as well as the IR and Poli. Sci. students.
Overall, I feel like its very easy to get to know people, and
everyone is in the same boat as me as far as not knowing anyone else
... be inspired to make the Navy a career.
However, discipline deteriorated on the Somers and it was determined by a court of inquiry aboard ship that Midshipman Philip Spencer and his two chief confederates, Boatswains Mate Samuel Cromwell and Seaman Elisha Small, were guilty of a "determined attempt to commit a mutiny."
The three were hanged at the yardarm and the incident cast doubt over the wisdom of sending midshipmen directly aboard ship ...
... go by. Went to a couple of bars, including one with a cool roof terrace with music and cocktails – winner.
Up early for a day of sight seeing in DC after a lovely breakfast at he B&B. Bit of a grey day that later tuned into rain, but it wasn’t too much of a problem as we were in museums most of the day. Started off by walking to the White House, really cool to see it in real life and it’s surprising how close up ...