First stop Newport News Courthouse

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The sign to prove I was there
So our first tour took us from Alexandria, VA to Newport News, VA.  After taking care of some business at the courthouse we walked around the area to see if there was anything interesting to see. And see we did. We came across the USS George H. W. Bush which was right there at the harbor. We saw it from the Victory Landing Park which also has a beautiful arch. The Victory Arch, go figure. lol The weather was beautiful and way to warm for this time of year so we decided to eat some of the food that we brought along from home. We had a little picnic under a tree  and planned our next step. So we hunted down my friend's ex husband. hahaha He was very surprised to see us, to say the least. We had to get some gas so we went to Langley AFB to gas up.  We had a long trip ahead of us and wanted to get the cheapest gas possible. My friend got to see some planes landing and she was happy about that. Then we went to Norfolk and just drove around, looked at some of the aircraft carriers here and then started looking for a hotel for the night. The cheapest place we found was a Motel 8 in Portsmouth which was pretty crappy but well, that's what you get when you don't plan ahead. And $82 is not cheap, specially not for a motel. But whatever. It had a bed and a TV so we didn't complain. We went to bed early after watching super Tuesdays outcome. 
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The sign to prove I was there
The sign to prove I was there
The US Costums building
The US Costums building
The Victory Arch
The Victory Arch
Victory Arch, different angle
Victory Arch, different angle
Victory landing park
Victory landing park
Victory landing park
Victory landing park
battleship
battleship
the battleship and i
the battleship and i
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