Remember my awesome friend, Adrianne, who I visited in Naples, Italy earlier this year?
Well her and her husband’s jobs moved them back to Washington, D.C. this summer. Never having been there and needing a solid girls’ weekend, I flew up on Saturday evening to visit my long-time friend.
Adrianne and I took a City Running Tour around D.C.
I was not at all impressed by the information provided in the tour. When I give a tour of Atlanta, I know a ridiculous amount of information about all the sights along the route, and in between attractions or buildings, I give the participants an overview of Atlanta’s history. On the D.C. tour, the guide basically knew one sentence about each monument we passed. When I asked her when the Lincoln Monument was built (a reasonable question, no?), the guide said she didn’t know the answer, and she is usually encouraged to make something up since the participant wouldn’t know the difference. Wow. …Anyways, Adrianne and I still had fun and were able to run past some amazing sights!
We also hit up a running store in Georgetown.
One of the absolute biggest highlights of my trip was running the Capitol Crescent trail along the river while Adrianne rollerbladed ahead of me.
Here are a few other photos from the weekend…
Have you ever been to D.C.?