Sunday, December 17, 2006

Merry Christmas From The White House

Tourists visit the National Christmas Tree by the White House on Dec. 17. The live tree, first used in 1978, is decorated with 25,000 lights and is surrounded by 56 smaller Christmas trees, each representing the 50 states and six U.S. territories.

Happy Hanukkah From Washington -- Part I

The sun sets on the National Menorah, lit for the third night of Hanukkah, on Dec. 17.

Happy Hanukkah From Washington -- Part II

Tourists admire the National Menorah, lit for the third night of Hanukkah on Dec. 17, in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Capitol Christmas -- Part I

Lights adorn the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree on Dec. 10.

Capitol Christmas -- Part II

The U.S. Capitol and its Christmas tree as seen from the reflecting pool on Dec. 10.

Capitol Christmas -- Part III

Tourists admire the Christmas tree at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 10