Washington – a national capital

The moment we arrived in Washington, I was struck by the similarities with our national capital Canberra. It is very orderly in its layout, clean, a large lake/river as its defining feature,  and a well heeled and well educated population. More lawyers per capita than anywhere else in the world.

It is clearly a city of masons, with so many stone monuments and buildings (Conspiracy theory alert). The Americans honor their dead soldiers and their dead presidents, although I can’t imagine any recent presidents being memorialised in this way.

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3 thoughts on “Washington – a national capital

  1. I want to come !!!
    Washington is on my list for 2016 and now I can add a “Must See” whilst in Washington


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