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... woman was driving a red FORD MUSTANG convertible...yes, on Russian TV !
I walked around a bit outside. This neighborhood in the new area felt sterile. Couldn't tell if people actually lived in those fancy buildings. I was surprised to see women doing sidewalk work. I was told later this would be considered easy work for women.
Met up with 8 person tour group. Oguz Han brought the people from the Altay mountains that started settlement here. The 8 ...
Our next day in Washington DC was looking equally damp and
miserable when we dragged ourselves out of the hotel room. On the plus side,
there had been no police raids at the hotel, so we had gotten a pretty good
night’s sleep. Our friends Millie and Eugene had called to say they were on
their way from their place in West Virginia to meet us in the city.
They arrived at our hotel using some very ...
... with a host family in a neighborhood called Arangoiti. And my host family was actually just one host mom, Ines, who was better than anything I could have asked for. I learned so much from her and she was perfect for me because she helped me with my conversational Spanish and taught me how to successfully talk around things I don't have the vocabulary for. Also she was the sweetest person ever and I couldn't have felt luckier to have been placed ...
... along Pennsylvania Avenue and went to the Corocan Gallery of Art. After lunch, at a pretty good chain cafe called Cosi, we walked up 17 St to Dupont Circle to check out the art at the Phillips Collection. Our hotel has a nightly complementary wine reception-it's nice to enjoy a glass of wine while I update this blog before we head out for dinner and then over to Georgetown before calling it a day. I will update with more photos from our day later tonight. Update...change ...
... years, and is where the Declaration of Independence was signed. It's also where the Liberty Bell lives - we saw it from the outside of the building only - massive queues to get into the actual exhibit! Back on the road and we drove through a few states before finally arriving at our hotel - traffic around here is terrible! After a much needed shower and stretch we were off to Georgetown ...