Today was our free day in Washington DC, so we decided to have a little bit of a sleep-in this morning before heading downstairs. We met up with a few others and decided to join them for brunch. We headed to the metro which is the underground train and ended up at some place near Dupont Circle with a breakfast buffet – it was so good! After brunch, we headed over to the White House.
After Alcatraz, it was time for a visit to a place I was really excited to go to – California Academy of Sciences. This is a Contiki Optional, but surprisingly, not many people were interested in going. This was one of the optionals that I knew I wanted to do even before our trip started, and luckily Ash and Sam decided they were keen to visit too.
The Academy is located in Golden Gate Park – we had to take a taxi to get here because it seemed too complicated to get there with public transport. Be warned that getting a taxi out front of the Academy after you finish is near impossible! Continue reading