Palace Inn Auburn Hills
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Day 8: The Long Drive Home
At this point we split with the Lys since we wanted to get an earlier start and they wanted to sleep in. When we said goodbye, they were just starting to get up and eat some breakfast.
It was now time for our 8 hour drive home. That sounded short to us seasoned travellers (A few short years ago, a 4 hour drive to Toronto was a LOOOONNNGG drive for us. We are finally ...
... did stuff in the surrounding forests.
We really have enjoyed our stay here. All the places we chose to rent things from were fabulous.
The plan was to leave Saturday morning at 7am. We ended up leaving about 7:45am (I blame the Lys!). We used walkie talkies to stay in touch between our 2 vehicles which worked out pretty well when we lost cell signal in the mountains (plus the Lys don't have a ...
Always love the early morning call for a snow day but we are now 'enjoying' the 4th one and kids have reached their ninth. Temps don't look like they will improve much for tomorrow so that might be the tenth day for LO and we haven't even reached February yet. Kelly and I are headed to ikea once the morning traffic dies down. We changed our kitchen and the drapes don't make the walls anymore. $80 to do cabinets and about ...
Quote of the day: "Maya just said she can't believe we sold our rv for donuts. But then she said they were really good so it was totally worth it!"
Today was momentous. It was the pinnacle of what we're doing with our lives this year. This was the day that, once finished, we couldn't simply turn back & say, "Oops, just kidding...we don't really want to do this!", dust ourselves off and go back to life as it always has been.
... came with the New Year.
My birthday dinner will be enchiladas made by Kathy. The Mexican restaurants here are greatly
disappointing... Ahhhh, I miss El Charro's in Lafayette, Pepe's in Alhambra and The Acapulco in Monrovia. However, the Brazilian restaurant, Gaucho, is great as is Macaroni Grill for Italian and Bricks for Hamburgers. We won't be going back to Rocky's for whitefish, will we Bundts? I like our own hand-made pizza so far.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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