Sure, a lot of visitors to DC pay a visit to The Mall, taking in the monuments and the various Smithsonian museums. That’s all well and good.
But once the sun goes down, the crowds scatter. Yes, there’s been a handful of criminal incidents on The Mall in the post-sunset hours, but it’s not all that different than any other part of the city in that regard. But when you clear the place of crowds, it gains a certain level of tranquility that is most awesome.
So I present these two photos for your perusal – enjoy!