Archive for June 24th, 2011

Brief and to the point, Washington seems to be quite the opposite of New York City. Whether you like this or not depends on your individual urban preferences. If you prefer skyscrapers, noise, an infinite number of restaurants and shops, etc., then you ought to go for NYC. If a rather relaxed, green, clean, and historic city is what you are looking for, check out the capital.

A bunch of pictures basically tells the story. Except for the hideously hot and humid weather.

White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave

White House backside

Capitol Hill

Green city of Washington with its tallest "building"

Washington Monument on closer examination

Federal Reserve Bank - Eccles Building

Federal Reserve Board

F.B.I. - Edgar Hoover Building

Lincoln Memorial

World Bank

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