Fairfield Inn Detroit Troy / Madison Heights
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Day 53 (June 8) -- Boondocking in my third cousin's driveway in Oxford, Michigan tonight. She has a lovely acreage and kindly offered her driveway to us. We've had a nice visit and watched the birds and wildlife in her yard-- a beautiful woodpecker eating the suet and a hummingbird and two or three rabbits and a black squirrel. Sheron and I met online a few years back and she was able to show me my Huyck ...
... there were cars all right, but that was just a small part of it. And, they weren't just Fords! They even had a Toyota, which was very similar to our very 1st car!
The museum was about everything. That is, it was about American ingenuity and entrepreneurship. There were literally trains, planes, and automobiles. Oh, and how kitchen stoves had progressed throughout the years. There was an exhibition on women in rock. There was ...
... see signs I was making progress:
I met up with Wayne Hatty, who I'd arranged to stay with as he had a good room in the Embassy Suites at Livonia, about 25 miles from the centre of town.
On Thursday we went to the Ford Museum and Greenfield Village together, which was well worth the entry fee. Just a couple of things we saw:
... when our leader isn't a seasoned traveler! She is trying to move the group all together. Not possible when there are 50 of us! Flight is scheduled to leave at 9:35. Can't wait to get in my seat and settle in for the night. Gonna be a long night. Paris is 6 hours ahead in time. We will hit the ground running. First stop, the cafe. I wonder if they ...
After the hectic beginnings of yesterday it was nice to have a lie in followed by a leisurely breakfast before going to meet my brother for dinner at a Detroit delicacy where I was treated to National Coney Island Hot Dogs. Now I'm sure you've had hot dogs before but, according to my brother, a Coney Island Hot Dog comes with mild chilli, onions and mustard. However; as I'm not a fan of onions and mustard I had mine with just chilli. I was definitely impressed and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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