Comparision between Washington, DC and Cornwall, NY
The usual images of Washington, DC are well-known: the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial. the Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol, and the Smithsonian Museums. Washington, itself a monument to America, is filled to overflowing with monuments.
Though asphalt and concrete have made Washington, DC into a city, some aspects of nature can easily be found. Rock Creek Park, which almost cleaves the capital in two, is filled with bike paths, fresh air, and greenery.
Small parks dot Washington, DC. In winter, their trees bend with snow. Winter's snow adds a beauty to Washington's streets. Though Washington is a city, it is a green city, one with parks and gardens for all to enjoy nature.
Cornwall, New York
Cornwall has a very pictureque and idyllic architecture and atmosphere. From quaint craft shops to a quiet winding road, Cornwall is very different from Washington, DC.
Though Washington, DC has many monuments, Cornwall shows that it is no less patriotic with its red brick firehouse and proud flagpole.
In Cornwall, greenery isn't limited to city parks. Nestled in the Hudson Highlands, this town hugs the Hudson River and is surrounded on all sides with forest and streams.
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