It was a perfect day for hiking yesterday. We enjoyed going to National Arboretum for walking around and enjoying the spring flowers everywhere. Magnolia blossom is almost over but I like the scenes with petals on the ground.
Note: Featured image was downloaded from Flickr The oldest of the three United States Library of Congress buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building was built between 1890 and 1897. It was originally known as the Library of Congress Building and is located on First Street SE, […]
It has always been a festive event for the Fourth of July celebration in Washington, DC. I used to take our two kids when they were still in elementary school (now they have kids at that age) to the National Mall. We would first walk […]
I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. The lotuses were in full blooming conditions and will probably stay that way for at least a week. I used my Nikon D600 camera with all purpose 28-300mm lens. I set my camera at manual mode […]
I like to visit National Zoo in Washington, DC – it’s part of Smithsonian Institutes and free of admission, like all the Smithsonian Museums in the National Mall. However, the parking fee is pretty steep, $22 unless you are a member of FONZ (Friends Of […]
During the last week of June and first two weeks of July, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC becomes the paradise for lovers of lotuses and water lilies. Literally, thousands of these beautiful aquatic flowers in numerous ponds will be blooming during this period. Knowing […]
As long as I can remember, I always joined the tourists and locals alike to see and photograph peak blooming of cherry blossom at Tidal Basin of Washington, DC every year except this year. The March weather this year has been crazy, to say the […]
The design of Washington Union Station started in 1901 and the construction was completed in 1908. The glory day of train transportation probably peaked in the 1940’s until the major Interstate Highway System starting to take shape in the 1950’s. The Union Station began to deteriorated in late 1960’s until Congress funded the […]
I took these pictures about 10 years ago using my now obsolete Olympus E-300 digital camera during the holiday season at night in Washington, DC. Happy Holidays to All, especially to you who visited my blog and gave me encouragement all the time!