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The end of our journey is in sight!! We stayed near Detroit on Tuesday night and crossed back into Canada at Sarnia and headed down to Point Pelee - Canada's most southern point before going to Shiela and Rob's last night. Although it is our country's most southerly point, the weather was cold and windy!! Today we are on our way to St Catharines for a quick visit with Grandma ...
... The locals tell me this restaurant used to be a hotel. Bodies are now buried under the property from years ago when deceased family members couldn't afford to move the bodies to a different cemetery. I ordered their "blank canvas" pizza and added my own toppings. (Thank you for having green olives). Dinner was good, thankfully no spirits interrupted my meal :) My last day consisted of heading ...
... plane" and fly home to Detroit. The flight is only 45 minutes long from take off to landing so we arrive in Detroit quickly. My dad is there at baggage claim to pick us up. Our bags arrive on the baggage claim and we are ready to leave the airport. While tired, we are happy to be home after a wonderful holiday in Europe. We survived travelling with teenagers. I think we'd do it again in a heartbeat. Enjoyed every moment!
... and I had no cheesecake!) and discussed many things.
Among all of this I finally came to a conclusion. Remember we were told that we'd remember this convention forever?
Well, I was looking for a new thought from the Faithful Slave, or some big news or something, but there was really nothing along those lines. And then it dawned on me!
The thing we'd remember forever was the boundless love of the brothers and ...
After the issues culminating in the late arrival on Friday, today went very smoothly...
Of course, not being a weekday helped with the traffic, but we did get off to a nice early start and the pickup at the Motor City Casino went well too.
We arrived to be swamped by the usual well-wishers with little gifts, it's almost embarrassing. Those whose gifts included their e-mail address are getting these links now.
I bumped into a couple of young Australians who ...
Other places to stay in Detroit
1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $155
2501 Worldgateway Place, Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Excellent Westin hotel-- but the price... in the airport?
- The best Detroit hotel - period
- Top-notch hotel !
1200 St Antoine, Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $156
5801 Southfield Expressway, Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Un hotel bueno pero de calidad media
- Nice But Not Exceptional
- Comfiest Beds!! Paper thin walls!
400 Renaissance Dr, Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $164
- Detroit Marriott Ren Center Has My Vote!
- Pleasurable hotel in a nice location
1777 Third Street, Detroit | 5 star hotelfrom $283
- MGM Detroit
- Samstagabend im MGM
- Saturday Night at MGM
351 Gratiot Ave., Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $143
1020 Washington Blvd., Detroit | 2 star hotelfrom $142
- Great Lil Gem
- OK Hotel, Crappy Downtown Area
- Very Nice Hotel. Would stay there again
333 East Jefferson Ave, Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Great place to stay downtown!
- Excellent hotel
- Nice Hotel but definitly not ready for SuperBowl Crowd
30559 Flynn Road, Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $100
1000 Brush Ave., Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- 4 Stars ?? Hmmmmm
- Nice Room but Breakfast Wasn't Ready
- Greek Style
1538 Centre St, Detroit | 2 star hotelfrom $60
- Worst then a DUMP!!!!
- Cheap, clean, great location
- I can's believe I stayed in this dump!!
3071 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- There is something better
- Nice hotel despite its flaws
400 Bagley Avenue, Detroit | 1 star hotelfrom $65
- I know all about this building
- This place would scare Dracula!
- Car Show
5777 Southfield Service Drive, Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $98
1331 Trumbull St., Detroit | 2 star hotelfrom $57
1999 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit | 2 star hotelfrom $75
525 West Lafayette Blvd, Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $147
2720 Grand River Avenue, Detroit | Hotelfrom $59
17729 Telegraph Rd, Detroit | 1 star hotelfrom $63
3250 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit | 1 star hotelfrom $53
84 E. Ferry St., Detroit | 3 star hotelfrom $134
- Highlight of our Detroit stay
- Classy and full of style and elegance
- A pleasant place within the city
10501 E. Jefferson Ave. I-375, Detroit | Hotelfrom $35
4900 Heather Dr., Detroit | Hotelfrom $69
2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit | 4 star hotelfrom $163
26250 American Drive, Detroit | 2 star hotelfrom $39