Today, I left the sunny warm skies of New Hampshire, only to arrive to a cool, drizzly, gray day here in DC. However, the weather cannot possibly detract from the beauty of the area where I am staying. Embassy Row is near Dupont Circle; the streets are lined with old, elegant houses that act as foreign embassies. I took a stroll in the light showers and took some pictures of these georgeous embassies. I'm having a hard time placing the countries with the pictures, so some of them are left blank...but I attempted to label as many as possible!
I also need to state that I am having a very difficult time with pictures on blogspot--they don't go where I want them to go...so I apologize for the chaotic display!
|This, actually, isn't an embassy--it's a country club. But it |
is such a gorgeous building, I had to snap a shot of it!
|Sudan's embassy! I thought my HCS friends |
would like this!
|This is for my dear boy, Elliot who loves all things Japanese. |
The Japanese embassyis huge--it's a compound!
|Embassy of Spain|
|This, too, is not an embassy--it is a Muslim|
Women's Center. the architecture is very
Moroccan--I thought it was just gorgeous.
|Embassy of Greece|
|Indian embassy behind a beautiful statue of Ghandi|
|Statue of Ghandi|
|This is the Fairfax Hotel @ Embassy Row where we're staying!|
|This is a lawyer's office, not an embassy, but I thought it was a magnificent building!|
|The embassy of Madagascar!|
|The embassy of Egypt|
|More architecture of the Women's Muslim Center|
|Embassy of Zambia|
|I can't remember which embassy this is--Croatia, maybe? |
My husband said this statue reminded him of me--he's seen me many times
sitting, engrossed and lost in a book doing a yoga pose or stretch ...