31. Washington, DC - 2
More of Washington
The Smithsonian is a collection of Museums housed in seperate buildings.
This is the one that explains how it all started.
Rockets at the Air and Space Museum
They even have rides, I went on this one, simulated Aircraft Carrier Takeoff and Landing
Unmanned Aircraft, the Future
Me, in infrared
The Subway, clean and organised
Declaration of Independence Memorial
There is one stone for each Signer
Vietnam Womens Memorial
The Wall, scroll sideways
The pictures make you realise there is a family behind each one of those names.
Korean War Memorial
There was a whole wall of this stuff, fascinating.
F.D.Roosevelt Memorial, one of the better known Presidents,
some say he was a socialist.
Jefferson Memorial, I like it.
Washington Monument as seen from the Jefferson Memorial
Inside the Capitol, as you can imagine passing through Security
to get in there was a nightmare
The Figure on top of the Capitol
Library of Congress
Inside the Library of Congress
The Supreme Court
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The Judges in Minature
Must be a Riot somewhere
Arlington Cemetery, Huge, Immaculate, Moving and a graphic reminder
of Man's Inhumanity to Man
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Changing of the Guard
The Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima).
This was my favourite, words cannot describe the effect it had on me.
The Sculptor (shows you how big it is).
The Pentagon Memorial (Plane Crash)
The lighter coloured stone shows where the plane hit, right in the middle.