Category Archives: Washington

Journey Home

We headed home on Thursday. After breakfast at the hotel with bags repacked after the previous days shopping trip, we said goodbye to our goldfish and headed to the airport. As I had checked in online we were able to print off our boarding cards a… Continue reading

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Gadsby’s Tavern

On our last night in America we went out to dinner at The Gadsby Tavern. It is reputed that George Washington ate there as well as Thomas Jefferson. The food was excellent. They even catered for kids. Continue reading

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Another day another hotel

It is now Wednesday night and it is our last night in America. We fly out tomorrow afternoon so today we drove back up towards Washington. We are staying at The Hotel Monaco in Alexandra – another Kimpton Hotel.The room complete with a goldfish wh… Continue reading

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Last Day in Washington

Tuesday 21st July was our last day in Washington. We started off by heading out to see The White House. Tours still operate around The White House but have to in at least groups of 10 and organised with your congressman. We had tried the UK Embass… Continue reading

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Union Station and Capitol Building

After a well-earned rest back at the hotel on Monday we decided to venture a bit further for dinner. We headed out to Union Station hoping that it was as good as Grand Central in New York. We were not disappointed. It has plenty of shops and place… Continue reading

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Shopping

On Monday we decided to take a break from the sight seeing and went shopping. Downtown Washington has some shopping but we decided to go to Georgetown. The only problem is that the nearest metros are not very close. Luckily there is bus that conne… Continue reading

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Museum of Native Americans

After a trip round the Air and Space Museum we headed next door to the Museum of Native Americans expecting it to be quieter. It wasn’t, especially not the restaurant, which serves native American food. Despite it being busy we were able to get so… Continue reading

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