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FC: Jonathan & Katie Washington D.C./New York City

1: Washington D.C. May 27-30th 2011

2: The United States Marine Corps War Memorial, better known as the Iwo Jima Memorial depicts one of the most historic battles of World War II, the battle of Iwo Jima. The memorial is dedicated to all marines who have given their lives in battle.

3: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, serves as a cemetery and a memorial to America's war heroes. More than four million people visit Arlington each year, attending graveside services and special ceremonies to pay tribute to veterans and historical figures.

4: President John F. Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. Shortly after the burial of President Kennedy, his two deceased children were reburied beside their father. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was buried next to President Kennedy on May 23, 1994. The Kennedy gravesite remains one of the most visited memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

5: Robert E. Lee's House was built as a memorial to President George Washington and was the home of Lee and his family for thirty years. Six of his seven children were born at Arlington and it was here that he made his momentous decision to resign from the U.S. Army and draw his sword in the service of Virginia and the Confederacy.

6: . | The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified.The Tomb sarcophagus was placed above the grave of the Unknown Soldier of World War I. West of the World War I Unknown are the crypts of unknowns from World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Those three graves are marked with white marble slabs.

9: The Lincoln Memorial is a tribute to President Abraham Lincoln, The structure's 36 columns represent the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death. A 19-foot size marble statue of Lincoln sits in the center of the memorial and the words of the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural Address are inscribed on the walls.

10: The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of small triumphal arches surrounding a plaza and fountain

11: The Korean War Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served in Korean. The black 41 panel wall has over 2400 images of support personnel . The wall is divided into Army , Navy and the Air Forces. Part of the wall has inscribed the slogan “Freedom is not Free”

12: The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. The 555-foot, 5-1/8" marble obelisk honors the nation's founding father George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory, and then became the nation's first president under the Constitution.

13: The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress, the legislature of the federal government of the United States. Today, the Capitol covers a ground area of 175,170 square feet and has a floor area of about 16.5 acres. In addition to its use by Congress, the Capitol is a museum of American art and history.

14: I can't believe it!! I am finally going to a place I have dreamed of ever since I was a child...a place where kangaroos roam, where I will get to hold the cutest sleepy bears in the world and a place where the ocean is full of amazing world renowned reefs and sea life. Australia Here I Come!

15: The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams. The White House is made up of six stories—the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement.

16: The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the personnel of the United States Air Force and its predecessors. The design of the Air Force Memorial symbolizes flight and the flying spirit with three stainless steel spires that soar 270 feet high and represent contrails of the Air Force Thunderbirds as they disperse in a "bomb burst" maneuver. The United States Air Force "star" is embedded in granite beneath the spires.

17: The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia. The Pentagon is the world's largest office building by floor area. The Pentagon includes a five-acre central plaza, which is shaped like a pentagon and informally known as "ground zero", a nickname originating during the Cold War and based on the presumption that the Soviet Union would target one or more nuclear missiles at this central location in the outbreak of a nuclear war.

18: Washington D.C Night Tour

19: The White House

20: The Capital

21: The Jefferson Memorial

22: The Lincoln Memorial

23: The Washington Monument

24: The Smithsonian

25: AYRES ROCK/ULURU the world's largest monolith and an Aboriginal sacred site is Australia's most famous natural landmark.

28: The Newseum

30: New York City December 26-30th 2011

31: World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial

33: When Harry Met Sally | Law and Order | Television and Movie Tour

34: Ghostbusters | Friends

35: The Cosby Show

36: Wicked

37: Rockefeller Center

39: Empire State Building

41: Time Square

43: Central Park

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