Afternoon of Museums with Sara

Trip Start Sep 18, 2009
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Trip End Dec 20, 2012


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Friday, September 25, 2009

Today I met up with Sara, a new CSer, and new in town in Washington DC, and we went through a couple of museums.  First, we visited the Air and Space Museum, which is always fun, checking out the cool stuff about the universe, and the different types of air and spacecraft.  Then we visited the Museum of Natural History, and saw lots of bones, stuffed animals and diamonds...

By then we were pretty worn out, so we went and had some lunch nearby, and rested for a bit.  Afterwards, before she headed back home, we stopped by the president's house, and then we said goodbye.

The rest of the afternoon, I first visited the American History Museum, which I still had a bit to see.  I was there until 5.30pm, when they kick everyone out.  Then I walked towards the memorials and monuments.

The first I visited was the Jefferson Memorial, which I had never gone to before, and it was quite nice.  Similar to the Lincoln Memorial, but round, and with a huge, standing monument of Jefferson.  Then I walked by the Washington Monument, on the way to the Lincoln memorial.  Always taking pictures along the way.. :)

I was able to get some nice night shots, with longer exposueres and my mini tripod, and then I walked several blocks to get to the metro (subway) stop, and then, after arriving at my stop, walked a few more blocks back home.

My feet are super tired, and I hope to rest tomorrow, I'll just walk whatever is needed to the metro stops, and then ride the bus back to NYC tomorrow, and hopefully just rest a bit...  poor feet, hehe... I walked a looot today...  Letīs see what I do during my last weekend in NYC and the united states, before heading off to Germany and Europe on Tuesday... :)

abrazos...
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cococha
cococha on

Querido Chris
Me alegra mucho que hayas pasado unos dias tan interesantes y agradables en Washington, D.C. A mí también me encanta el Jefferson Memorial (su forma oval o semi-circular), etc.

Espero que los ultimos dias que pases en Nueva York tambien sean muy agradables y viajes a Europa con lindos recuerdos y maravillosas fotos tomadas en Washington y NY.

un abrazo,

tu tia Cococha

mariugenia
mariugenia on

pobres piecesitos!!
Christian, cuida tus pies, esta bueno que hagas ejercicio y camines pero tampoco tampoco. La idea es que disfrutes todo y no te exijas demasiado. Me da mucho gusto que estes conociendo tantos sitios nuevos para ti y tan interesantes. Ademas que me encanta ver tus fotos para ir conociendo o re-conociendo contigo.
te quiero mucho!
ma

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