FC: DC 2010
1: Washington, DC | Summer 2010
2: Hello DC!
11: Segway trip! We toured the national mall, saw the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, war memorials, and got an overview of the Smithsonian buildings. The added bonus was taking a trip down the bike lane along Pennsylvania avenue...on a segway.
12: Smithsonian Air & Space Museum
13: Adam, haggling with an airplane salesman for a good price | Able the monkey, honored for his"distinguished service to the United States in its pursuit of space travel." | Worldwide visitors | Adam lunar-landing
14: Could YOU make it as a stewardess in the 1950s? 1. Height: 5'2'' to 5'6'' 2. Weight Requirement: 135 pounds, Maximum. 3. 21 to 26 years old, forced retirement at 35. 4. Single, not divorced, separated, or widowed. 5. Height and weight proportionate. "Just below Hollywood" standards. Must have plenty of personality and poise. 6. White. 7. Female. 8. Registered Nurse or 2 years of college.
15: We made a stop (or two) at Five Guys Burgers, had wood fired pizza at Ella's, and had a fantastic meal at a restaurant in Georgetown called 1789. Lamb, watermelon and heirloom tomato salad, tenderloin, summer risotto, and fig fritters for dessert. YUM! | Food!
18: While visiting the Vietnam War Memorial, we heard the stories of a group of veterans remembering their friends on the wall.
22: NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM | This was a great place we stumbled on while taking a walk by our hotel. It had the best architecture/home/craft/nature bookstore. Hello Matchitecture!
23: Sunset boat ride along the Potomac
24: Smithsonian Museum of American History
25: These dresses were nice...
26: But this one was fantastic!
29: The National Cathedral
32: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
34: Butterfly Habitat Garden
35: nectar bar. It's 5:00 somewhere.
36: The Washington Monument
37: Because of our trip, and the Ken Burns documentaries on the National Parks, we got our "US NATIONAL PARK PASSPORT" here at the Washington Monument. We left Washington DC inspired to explore our country!