We are staying near DC in a beautiful National Park which is the closest camping to the District. Because we are seniors, camping is $8/ night, although that is with no hookups. The next closest rv park is $68/night but includes hookups. That’s a no brainier. We are a two mile drive away from the nearest Metro station and take it into the city. So easy!
The first stop was the Halocaust Museum. So sobering. The lesson? Sometimes evil cannot be contained. It must be destroyed.
Then to the National Museum of American History. Pillars from the World Trade Center:
I thought this was so amazing. This is how women used to make lace:
Museum of Natural History:
National Air and Space Museum:
And just in case you were wondering how astronauts “take care of business” given the gravity issue:
Finally, one of the fun things about using public transportation is people watching. I asked this guy on the subway if I could take his picture. And, yes, that is a live snake. Now that’s quite a fashion statement!