Washington DC

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There we were - grooving to the music and ooh-aahing at the fireworks from the Capitol lawn

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Dolly Parton was a great hit - she eclipsed the National Symphony Orchestra!
(Photo courtesy Hannah Dunlop)

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Party time for Kiwis on the Capitol Lawn

 

The George family and the Dunlop family from New Zealand join millions of Americans for Independence Day

 

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half a million people filled the Mall

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It wouldn't be July 4th without serious fireworks

Lincoln Memorial

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Inspiring words   -  here's praying that we live up to them

 

Jefferson Memorial
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Jefferson-Memorial

 

Washington Memorial

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Washington Memorial from across the lake

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All-American Dunlops ...!!

 

Vietnam War Memorial

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White House

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THE White House (We saw lots of other white houses)

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Secret Squirrel spotted in Whitehouse grounds.
Has his cover been blown?

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Kiwi spies at the Pentagon
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6pm FREE Chieftans concert 3rd July at the JFK Center watched by an appreciative Hannah

Air and Space Museum

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Astronaut Lilian

 

 

Our expert volunteer guide explains all about the Wright Flyer, Apollo11 and much more - with amazing enhusiasm, clarity and depth of understanding. Reminded me of the Stardome staff ...

 

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David Dunlop and Andrew George inspect THE Apollo11 re-entry capsule

The (perfect) backup Hubble Space Telescope mirror that never went into space.

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