|This is the Key Bridge, named for Francis Scott Key who lived and worked near-by.|
I had the chance to spend some time in Georgetown recently, an area I knew little about. I'm glad I did as it's a fascinating place! Below are several photos from the Waterfront area.
|For some reason, there is a short raised highway above the waterfront.|
|Key Bridge from the Waterfront.|
|The famous or infamous Watergate Hotel.|
|I took several shots under the raised highway, and purposely blurred this one. It ended up being my favorite of all of them.|
In case you can't make Pimp-Daddy out, here's a better look......
|Rowing Crews on their Shells. Rowing or "Crew" racing is big on the Potomac in Georgetown. |
This day, the races were Bishop Ireton High School from Alexandria, Virginia and Bethesda- Chevy Chase High School from Bethesda, Maryland.
|Georgetown Waterfront. The Waterfront has been renovated and transformed into a modern world class park To the right you can see The Watergate Hotel and the Kennedy Center.|
|Rosslyn and the Key Bridge.|
|Just to give you an indication of how large this bridge is!|
|A lot of people were out on a cold morning watching the races.|
|This is a great place to run too.|
|Maybe NOT such a great place for kite-flying!|