Red Roof Inn Detroit Troy
Travel Blogs from Troy
... 20 hours of flight/airport time ahead of us today. We are now in Detroit with an uneventful flight. Mia and Hannah are climbing the walls with a 5 hour layover--we have ridden the elevated tram and figure we can ride it about 10 more times before ...
... due to inclement weather. Honorable Mention (of which there are a few!): "Boomshakalaka!" - Kid on the carousel. "I'm so nervous!" - A fan mocking the anticipation of The Wave approaching. "It should be illegal for a damn family of 6 to all hold hands while walking!" - A lady voicing her displeasure at the congestion before the game (can't say I disagree with her). "Oh, what a nice picture/night/hit/view." - My seat neighbor who was a man of simple thoughts and pleasures
... versions of which are full of retired white people. Servings are huge, the food is pretty much all alike and Americans eat out far more than Australians and seem to entertain less at home. Service generally is excellent as waitresses ( I don't see male waiters in these places at all) must earn their tips since they make a pittance -ice water arrives automatically, coffee is replenished as soon as it's finished, one is asked frequently 'are ...
Here it is in numbers. Pretty neat to look at.
Approximately 30 different cities, towns, Harbors and ports.
25 or more different attractions (historic, natural or amusement)
30 plus different restaurants.
170 gallons of gas.
11 different beds.
... and I have realized that I will not be young forever. I realize that these are not exactly unique or ephiphanous realizations, but they are significant nonetheless. Adulthood, the concerns and the responsibilities associated with adulthood are on the horizon. Where will I have to move to find a job? Do I have enough experience to be employable? Will I be able to see my friends and family on a regular basis? These concerns are in the back of my ...