Teacher Trekker

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. It is also 15 minutes away from where I went to college. In the winter of 2014 I returned to College Park, Maryland and Washington D.C. for a weekend trip. My primary reason for the visit was to attend a fundraiser organized by the Change Agent Network (CAN), but I managed to pack in a good amount of sightseeing during the trip. Below you will find a list and brief description of my weekend.

 

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University of Maryland

Part 1 – University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland – From NYC to the University of Maryland campus and lunch break at my favorite local eatery in town Marathon Deli.

Martin's Tavern

Martin’s Tavern, Georgetown

Part 2 – Georgetown Walking Tour – An afternoon of sightseeing around Georgetown with stops at Georgetown University and Holy Trinity Church and Francis Scott Key Park. Also included is a hotel review, local restaurants and shopping information.

CAN Fundraiser with Liberian Ambassador

CAN Fundraiser with Liberian Ambassador

Part 3 – Change Agent Network Fundraiser – My evening at the residency of the Liberian Ambassador to the United States of America for the CAN fundraiser.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, The Three Soldiers Statue & the Washington Monument in the Distance

Part 4 – National Memorials – A Sunday morning tour of the National Mall and surrounding memorials before heading to Waffle House for breakfast and then finally back to NYC.

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