Road warriors. (Well, sort of.) Outside the White House on Day 3 of our D.C. bike tour.
Even with a two-part blog post hitting the highlights of our recent trip to Washington, D.C., I find myself with a few more favorite images of people and places.
So here’s one last look back with photos only.
Washington Monument: The most distinctive feature on the D.C. skyline.
World War II Memorial, looking west toward the Lincoln Memorial.
The World War II Memorial honors the 16.1 million Americans who served in the world’s deadliest military conflict.
The FDR Memorial consists of several panels, including one portraying a Depression-era bread line.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt is depicted in the wheelchair he tried to hide from the public’s view during his long tenure in the White House.
FDR’s fireside chats drew millions of Americans to their radios each week to hear directly from the president.
Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president. Majestic at night.
No visit to the Lincoln Memorial is complete without a photo. Obviously.
Visitors are dwarfed by the size of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
A Portland woman sits in the lap of the genius Albert Einstein outside the National Academy of Sciences.
Looking east from the Lincoln Memorial toward the Washington Monument.
Riding the Mount Vernon Trail was the highlight of our four-day bike tour.
Waterfront condos overlooking the Potomac River go for about $3.5 million in Alexandria, Virginia.
Enormous bumblebees make themselves at home in the garden at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate.
The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail seems to preen in the Mount Vernon floral garden.
The Road Scholar group takes a breather at the southern end of the Mount Vernon Trail.