Washington Trip photos
These are not in the order which we took them. And only one or
two of them were taken by me. So I am not responsible for
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- Jefferson memorial from far
- Jefferson memorial inside
Dont ask me who is Jefferson.
See the bad lighting. But the coverage is more. There are
some other Indians also around.
- Lincoln memorial
Those are my roommates. (Just to prove we were there).
Lincoln seems to be angry with us.
- Lincoln memorial outside
Could not sit for more than a minute. It was too hot.
(See the faces carefully :).
- Viking spacecraft
This was in air and space museum. (very dark)
- Near Vietnam war memorial
Somebody showing their photographic talent. (not me).
- War monument
We were really tired to walk from there. (not just to take the photo).
- War monument
View from river side.
- My house
Looks deserted and not impressive from outside.
(Zoom helps here. You can see difference from next picture.)
- In front of my house
Lots of people were trying to take pictures like us.
But it was tough since it was on the street and lots of people
were moving in that. Everybody ended up clicking somebody else
- My roommates
Playing a game seriously at friends house where we stayed in philadelphia.
The child owner (above the head of left side person) was crying.
Museum and memorial
- FDR Memorial-1
- FDR Memorial-2
- FDR Memorial-3
FDR has got lots of one liners. Its there all around the wall.
- Apollo II
This was the moon lander. Behind this was a small piece of moon which
people can touch. It was smooth like metal. May be
because too many people were touching it. I heard some people are afraid
of touching that. (They were probably afraid of germs because of too many
- Before Dark
- After Dark
Those are some flourescent rocks kept in museum. (Not related to moon).
Pictures are not good.
Some Independence day celebrations.
Dinosaur skeleton. Again bad light and picture.
Picture had to go thru some processing before anything was made visible.
As always any Indian who has a camera and has a car will do this first.
This one was taken by me. (Because i was asked to).
You can see some Indians walking in the right side. They were
coming from a bakery. That grocery store which u see in the right
side is owned by a mallu. (And some secrets: This guy is not the owner
of the car. The camera is borrowed one :).
These are all jewels in the museum. Not very intersting
(except for females). In the museum this was the most
crowded part. I am not sure whether I have put the names of jewels
correctly. I didnt see them fully because of crowd. Roommate took all
photos patiently. The quality is also not very good.
I could also see most of the Indian and some chinese crowd here.
Most of these jewels are historically from India, Pakistan or
- I think Diamonds
- Blue Diamond
- Some jewel
I dont know the name.
- More diamonds plus some other jewel
- Same crown
- Larger diamonds
- Large blue diamond
- Large blue diamond with flash
Pretty bad red eye though that was not the subject.
There was a big story around this and has a myth that it
has got bad luck associated with it. (When camera flashes diamond doesnt flash!)
- Again diamonds
- Some Jewel
Again i dont know.
- I think emerald
- I dont know what is happening
- Diamonds again
- Probably Ruby
- Blue diamonds again?
This is all waste of snaps in camera.