1st August 2010: Washington DC

First day in Washington DC so we headed straight to the White House ...
Rear of the White House Rear of the White House Rear of the White House  ... and me! White House protestors
White House protestors Segway Tours  Fun but looks kinda not for me - I just don't have the shorts for it! ;) United States Department of the Treasury United States Department of the Treasury
United States Department of the Treasury Sun Trust bank Chase's Theater and Riggs Building W Hotel  formerly known as Hotel Washington
W Hotel  formerly known as Hotel Washington Wow  ... that's a whole lot of matching! William Tecumseh Sherman statue  a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War United States Department of the Treasury
Views across The Ellipse and The National Mall  of Washington Monument The White House The White House Obama arrives home?  ... well the lady next to me said she saw him!!
With Barack and Michelle Ready to make a State address Bank of America Lafayette Park  Major General Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette statue
Lafayette Park  Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States, statue Lafayette Park  Peek-a-boo Lafayette Park  Lovely day Lafayette Park
Lafayette Park  with views down to the White House and Washington Monument McPherson Square Franklin Park  Commodore John Barry statue National Museum of Women in the Arts
Warner Theatre Warner Theatre National Theatre Freedom Plaza  looking towards John A. Wilson Building
Freedom Plaza  George Washington quote Freedom Plaza  Views down Pennsylvania Avenue Freedom Plaza  General Casimir Pulaski statue Pennsylvania Avenue  towards Capitol Building
Ronald Reagan Building Old Post Office Building 10th Street  towards the Smithonian Department of Justice
Department of Justice National Capitol Planning Commission US National Archives Federal Trade Commission Library
Federal Trade Commission Library National Gallery of Art Newseum  the Freedom Forum’s headquarters and international conference center Newseum
National Gallery of Art - East Building National Gallery of Art - East Building US District Court Capitol Reflecting Pool
Peace Circle  with Peace Monument Capitol Building Capitol Building Union Square  looking towards the Washington Monument
Capitol Building Capitol Building  and the statue of Ulysses S. Grant Union Square and Capitol Building  with views across Capitol Reflecting Pool National Museum Of The American Indian
Tipis outside the National Museum Of The American Indian  looking towards the Administration on Aging building. Not sure what part of aging they administer though. National Air and Space Museum  and Alejandro Otero's Delta Solar The Smithsonian Castle The Smithsonian Castle  and The Enid A Haupt Garden
The Smithsonian Castle  and The Enid A Haupt Garden The Smithsonian Castle  and The Enid A Haupt Garden The Smithsonian Castle  and The Enid A Haupt Garden The Smithsonian Castle  and The Enid A Haupt Garden
US Energy Info Administration Center  across The Enid A Haupt Garden Freer Gallery of Art  Smithsonian Institutes national museums of Asian and Mediterranean art Department of Agriculture Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture Washington Monument  with dark clouds rolling in Internal Revenue Service Hotel Palomar Arlington  Very fancy! ;)
View from Hotel Palomar Arlington Dinner  ... best chicken ceasar salad ever, espeically with the gorgeous bread!