Ahh...this place is kind of amazing. I'm going to have to go back.
The view from the top. Can you tell it was kind of steamy today?
I told her she looks like an anime character today.
National Capitol Columns. You can read about them here.
I think the idea of this pond was to symbolize the reflecting pool on the mall?
National Herb Garden
Ever wonder why these are called "tiger lilies" and not "leopard lilies"?
Entrance into the bonsai exhibit...
I don't know what these are. I could find a sign for everything else around them. In real life, they look kind of like echinacea, except they are only green.
Thai for dinner. Of course, what one likes, the other can't tolerate. Jac is fairly adventurous when it comes to food. Alicia, not so much. He was on the fence of ordering some kind of dish with duck or some kind of spicy turtle thing. At the last minute, he got crab fried rice. And ate the entire thing. It was huge.