Eye on the World: Washington, D.C.

written by | Posted on August 1st, 2012

Union Station, Washington, D.C.

Union Station, Washington, D.C.

The original trams used to shuttle congressmen and women underground, back and forth from the Capitol Building to their offices.

The original trams used to shuttle congressmen and women underground, back and forth from the Capitol Building to their offices.

Inside the Capitol Building's dome.

Inside the Capitol Building's dome.

"The Apotheosis of Washingon," the fresco at the top of the Capitol Building dome, gives visual representation of the values our country was founded on.

Directly across the street from the Capitol Building is the Library of Congress.

Directly across the street from the Capitol Building is the Library of Congress.

A glimpse of the architecture and peaceful homes found in and among the many sites in Washington, D.C.

A glimpse of the architecture and peaceful homes found in and among the many sites in Washington, D.C.

He was a right stand-up guy, this one!

He was a right stand-up guy, this one!

The Lincoln Memorial.

The Lincoln Memorial.

Even in the midst of such a busy city, plenty of foliage and green spaces can be found.

Even in the midst of such a busy city, plenty of foliage and green spaces can be found.

Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery.

The Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

The Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery and the Washington Monument.

Arlington National Cemetery and the Washington Monument.

Flags are flown at half-staff during funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. There are typically 27-30 funerals per day.

Flags are flown at half-staff during funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. There are typically 27-30 funerals per day.

Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery.

Union Station, Washington, D.C.The original trams used to shuttle congressmen and women underground, back and forth from the Capitol Building to their offices.Inside the Capitol Building's dome."The Apotheosis of Washingon," the fresco at the top of the Capitol Building dome, gives visual representation of the values our country was founded on.Directly across the street from the Capitol Building is the Library of Congress.A glimpse of the architecture and peaceful homes found in and among the many sites in Washington, D.C.He was a right stand-up guy, this one!The Lincoln Memorial.Even in the midst of such a busy city, plenty of foliage and green spaces can be found.Arlington National Cemetery.The Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.Arlington National Cemetery.Arlington National Cemetery and the Washington Monument.Flags are flown at half-staff during funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. There are typically 27-30 funerals per day.Arlington National Cemetery.