A weekend in Washington DC

When planning a trip it is clearly advisable to check whether there are any local festivals or events taking place at the time. On this occasion we failed to do so, which is why we found ourselves in Washington DC on Saturday April 13th with about a zillion other people celebrating the grand finale to the annual cherry blossom festival.
Washington DC Jefferson Memorial

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Spring in the City

Over the last week or so the weather here seems to have jumped straight from winter to summer, and the temperature has gone up by around 20C (although I understand that it will shortly revert to a more seasonal level). To keep myself from spending the afternoon pining for air-conditioning (which this apartment sadly lacks) I thought I would put together a quick round-up of highlights from the last few weeks.

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