A Shortcut to Europe, First Stop British Embassy

One of the great things about living in Washington, DC is the embassies. Something you can’t find in any other American city. I really look forward to the EU Open House, the one day embassies from EU member countries are open to the public. For last year’s EU Open House I only went to the German Embassy because it took so long to get there. This year I went to the British Embassy.

Instead of taking the horribly slow free shuttle bus provided I took the Metrobus and arrived at the embassy in a reasonable amount of time. I expected a long line when I arrived but I was able to walk right in right after a quick bag search.

Here’s the front view of the embassy:


There wasn’t alot to do other than eat or walk around the grounds. The well-maintained lawn and gardens provided some great photo opportunities.

Here are some of the shots I took while making my way through the embassy grounds:





As you can see, the embassy grounds resembled a classic English garden. The rest of my photos of my British Embassy visit can be found on Flickr.

Matthew Dailey

Web developer, photographer, and Photoshop user.