Tag Archives: Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial

Saturday was a busy day. As well as visiting the Washington Monument we visited the Lincoln Memorial. This is a very inspiring place. It was watching the concert from here in January that gave us the idea to visit Washington. Although it was very … Continue reading

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Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is the largest stone monument in the world. We decided to tour the monument today – Saturday 18th July – which meant having to queue up early for tickets. So at 9.30am when we managed to get tickets it was for 3.30pm.It was… Continue reading

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Washington National Zoo

Friday in Washington. Today we went to Washington National Zoo. We had a later start as we are getting use to the time difference. We had breakfast in Starbucks – variety of items a lot better than the UK.After breakfast we headed to the Zoo. Unli… Continue reading

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Terry tries American Cider

We went out for dinner tonight to Outwards which attached to a book store off Du Pont Circle. Although there were mixed reviews online the meal was excellent. Terry managed decided to taste American cider, being a cider expert as he is from the We… Continue reading

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Day One

Our first full day in Washington was an early start. We were all awake by 6am. We managed to get up and about by 8am. We headed for the mall using the metro. Great helpful guy at Du Pont metro station helped us with our tickets. The Smithsonian mu… Continue reading

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We’ve arrived in DC

After a long day we have finally arrived in Washington DC via New York. The flight was uneventful a bit of turbulence but that is to be expected. Though the landing in Washington was interesting – we flew low over Potomac river into Ronald Regan a… Continue reading

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