Judi (mollybarton) wrote,

D.C Weekend 2014!

Spent four days in D.C. with Mom and Aunt Pauletta. Lots of photos behind the cut!

Day one- Smithsonian Museum of American History.
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Smithsonian Castle:
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The gardens around the museums were gorgeous. This was my favorite flower- the Golden Shrimp Flower!
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Day 2 was the Newseum and The Lion King at the Kennedy Center.

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The front pages the day of my visit:
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Kind of a big deal.
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A glass case of emotion!

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A Segway Parade outside the Newseum!
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I'd never been to the Kennedy Center. It was awesome.

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I loved The Lion King! It was gorgeous and so much fun. I loved the use of masks and puppets.

Day three was the Natural History Museum and a Nats game. We saw a 3-D/IMAX film about Jerusalem, which was narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. It was a lovely film. The museum was really too crowded to enjoy that day. I almost had a panic attack and had to leave early. I managed to see the gems exhibit.

The Nats game was fun. It looked like they were going to lose, but they rallied and beat the Pirates 4-3.

Last day we celebrated Katie's birthday at Cuba Libre. Lots of great traditional and modern Cuban food! And a lot of rum. We were stuffed.

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It was a fun weekend, but I'm exhausted. I must have walked about 15 miles!

Tags: baseball, d.c., nats, travel

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