Monday, February 21, 2011
So if DC wasn't horribly and horrifically humid & hot in the summer I think I might live there. But swamp ass always wins and I am brought back to the reality that I'll probably never move from CA if I can help it. Nonetheless rich history always has me coming back for more (preferably in winter/fall). This trip we used to metro A LOT. Every time I was slowly making it down the steep escalator I was amazed by the wonderful architecture. The massive amounts of stone, cement, arches, granite. EVERYWHERE! You would think the metro would be simple, dull, more " to the lowest bidder" of standards but its beautiful. breathtaking. and to my delight with the lack of urine stench....
The lighting reflects off the ceiling in a way that makes the whole place have a feeling of calm.
Granted this was taken later at night around 10pm so rush hour didn't disturb me as I gawked at the wonderful sights. I knew I would regret not taking these pictures. I'm so glad I did. What other places do you go to that have surprisingly wonderful architecture ?
Here is a picture of me riding the metro. I was feeling the 60's that day mostly due to rain and semi-dirty hair... I think I sort of like it!
Posted by Brook at 9:31 PM