USA series: Washington Smithsonian Museums and the Capitol Building

Capitol Building

Capitol Building

Alex and I arrived in Washington last night after a 4.5 hour bus trip from brilliant New York.

It is a sunny Saturday morning and Washington awaits.  Today we will visit some of the Smithsonian Museums, The National Mall and the Capitol building located on Capitol Hill… now to wake up Alex and tell him the good news. Continue reading

USA series: New York City highlights

Central Park

Central Park

Sadly today is our final full day in New York City.

We spend the morning packing so that we can spend the rest of what is a glorious New York day in Central Park before we get a bus to Washington D.C this afternoon.

As we prepare to leave, there are a couple of things to mention about visiting New York and what we consider are New York highlights. Continue reading