BC: All in all this was one of the best trips i've ever taken. So much history to absorb in so few days. 3 full days to see all of my country's history. Its amazing to think back and realize that 44 presidents have walked through this city. I will never forget this, and hopefully my classmates wont either. It was an experience worth remembering
FC: Going to Washington DC was one of the coolest experiences I have ever had | This was definitely one of the best memories I will ever have, truly unforgettable. This may or may not have been a once in a lifetime experience, I hope it's not, but if it was, like I said, I wont forget it.
1: The first place we went to, and my personal favorites, were the Smithsonians. We went to the Holocaust Museum and the Smithsonian Castle on day one | The Holocaust museum had ALOT of history involved and was pretty neat. The Castle was the first Smithsonian and it was beautiful, It had many interesting exhibits inside.
2: On day two, we had the privilege of touring the Capitol Building, The Architecture involved was amazing, The intricacy of the Rotunda and the Hall of Statues was outstanding.
3: Day 2 also included the National Cathedral. We had the privilege of getting a tour of it, and getting to experience a traditional Catholic Eucharist. The Stained Glass windows were amazing, and the organ demonstration was beautiful. And to think that whole place was made out of Indiana Limestone.
4: Day 3 started off with a wonderful tour of the Pentagon, the largest office building in America. My favorite part of the tour was the 9/11 Memorial | The Pentagon was far larger then I imagined, I remember getting off the metro and thinking how far it was away. turns out I was right next to it.
5: Also on day 3, we went to Arlington Cemetery and took a bus tour to all of the important stops. | The first of 3 stops was at the Kennedy's grave site. Was able to see President JFK and his wife Jacqueline's graves, and also saw Robert Kennedy'. Next was the Changing of the Guard, My personal favorite, a truly amazing process. Next, we didn't stop, but got pictures of the Robert E Lee Memorial