Washington DC Parade – Independence Day (day 2)

TechWomen at the White House

Uncle Sam Parade Float . American Flags . Garfield the Cat Parade Float

San Simon Parade Group Washington DC

I spent several hours today on a tour of Washington DC with a group of 25 of the TechWomen Mentors and Mentees. We had a great time seeing the sights – even though many of the roads are blocked off for the Independence Day parade and other 4th of July events. We got to see part of the parade itself. I think the highlight for many of the Middle Eastern and North African Mentees was seeing the White House. More particularly, they were fascinated with all of protest groups in front of the White House. There were Anti-Nuclear War protesters, Anti-Drug Law protesters, Anti-Middle-Eastern Dictator protesters, Anti-Smoking protesters, and others whose topic of protest was unclear.

Images Copyright 2011 by Katy Dickinson

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