Man, being in DC as a tourist was pretty neat. I guess it was too bad that we chose to leave the area. I suppose that we could have stayed at a diferent hotel. But there were lots of tourists in town for the cherry blossom festival.
Being that I don't drive, I am happy to be up here with my wife. We took the scenic route down to Virginia Beach.
I guess it was 6 or so hours just trying to get out of the DC traffic. We hit a couple of those traffic circles, and made more than one complete circle inside them.
We did stop at a place in Northern Virginia where a tourist information lady was, and we got a great map of Virginia. We did a slow drive through the countryside down toward the Hampton Roads Newport News area.
We got some pictures of some seagulls by the Monitor-Merrimack parking area. The seagulls were very cool, as was the wind off of the water. We got a few pictures of the house where I used to live.
I liked the state map of Virginia that we got. It was a very good map.