A Visit to Arlington Cemetery

& The Iwo Jima Statue (US Marine Corps Memorial) and The Pentagon Memorial On a hot summer day, it’s tempting to take the bus that takes you to J.F.Kennedy’s grave and further on to the site of the Unknown Soldiers’ tomb. I much prefer to walk around and explore the many graves and memorials. Every week about 40 or more […]

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Buildings in Washington D.C.

It’s enjoyable and free to look at buildings while travelling. In this post, I will show you some photos from a memorable journey to Washington D.C. this summer. For earlier posts on D.C.:¬†George Mason Memorial, Constitution Gardens, The U.S. Navy Memorial and World War II Memorial. Everything is within walking distance, but if you want to see a lot in […]

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World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of the WWII generation. This memorial, completed in 2004, honours the 16 million who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II, the more than 400.000 who died and the millions who supported the war effort from the […]

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Semper Fidelis

  This morning I woke up with the words “Semper Fidelis”, and I had the picture in mind of the Marine who is faithfully guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Military Cemetry. He will be there day and night in all kind of weather always faithful to his oath. Here is more on the voluntary sentinels who […]

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