After all the excitement of Boston, we travelled to Washington D.C. by train and a week later to New York, both of which were amazing. I really enjoyed Washington, especially the National Mall, a wide 3km-long strip of green space down the middle of the city lined with museums and monuments. And New York, though as busy, noisy and dirty as I expected, didn't let me down in the wow-factor stakes. We took about 400 photos (a LOT of them are of yummy vegan food we ate!), so I won't bore you with endless photos of famous monuments and buildings, but thought I'd just share a few of my favourites with you.
Self portrait in the hotel bathroom with my supporters sign - just before I caught the metro out to watch Alex along the marathon course.
Happy to be finished
Knitting and reading on the train to Washington D.C.
Self-portrait in front of the U.S. Capitol We have a tradition of taking selfies in front of famous buildings and have a whole series of them now :)
Cherry Blossoms in front of the U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.
At the Lincoln Memorial. The steps I'm standing on are where Martin Luther King Jr gave his "I have a dream" speech. You might also recognise it from Forrest Gump :)
Gorgeous garden at Mount Vernon, George and Martha Washington's farm
Statue of Liberty!
New York skyline from the top of the Rockefeller Center. In this photo I was trying hard to not look too freaked out by how high up we are!
Sneaky photo inside Purl Soho - so much fabric and yarny goodness!
Gorgeous ceiling painted with constellations inside Grand Central Station, New York
My favourite New York skyscraper, the Chrysler Building
Mood Fabrics! I am a big Project Runway fan and I walked around with a big grin on my face as I recognised parts of the store from the show! I even met Swatch the Boston Terrier :)