A day wandering DC. It was great to have a sleep in as the museums don't open until 10. First stop, The Whitehouse. All quiet there except for 20-odd gardeners and security at the gates. The others all wanted to do the American History museum, so Lissy & I decided to do the Botanic Gardens instead, followed by a relaxing lunch & some shopping. We had a lovely afternoon. I even almost handfed a tame squirrel in the park! I say "almost" because he did sni...
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Wow, I can't believe I'm finally on tour!!! Only been planning this since last August! The English girl I shared the room with had just finished doing the same tour in reverse & said it was amazing. She gave me some good tips! We met the group in the foyer at 7.30am - meet n greet & info etc. There's only 8 of us: 6 girls/2 boys, 4 poms/3 aussies (melb & bris)/1 german. The guide JD is ok (in the pic in the van). He's cool & knows his local hi...