The Village Inn
Travel Blogs from Birmingham
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 ...
... heart of Detroit. I was warned of where to and where not to go. First stop: Renaissance Center. I wanted to dine at the Coach Insigna, but I had to catch my flight by the time they opened. Instead, I took the what-I-call metro [but what locals call "people mover"] around the highlighted areas of Detroit. It had several stops - Broadway Station and Cadillac Center Station just to name two. I hopped off ...
2 river horse flies
2 mountain goats
412 prairie dogs
1 Boiling River
13 different waterslides
15 morning gas bomb alarms with an additional snooze alarm (Ben)
1 mommy meltdown
30 pairs of dirty underwear
... are in control and can say no, you can't. Just one more. Every night since, we've watched at least 2 more episodes before bed. Last night, we watched 2 more. We are up to 18, I think. We hoped to finish all 24 by the time we left but we didn't. Our drug of choice is hidden within a little black box with an apple on top. All we need is somewhere to plug in and we are good to go. Just knowing its inside ...
... head up to our room. Easy peasy.
I also have a hanging rod in the car for coats and clothes that I don't want to wrinkle. Ok, so i can hang my clothes that don't fit in my drawer. It's how I roll.
We are all anxious to get a move on. Friday is the day we hit the big road out west like the settlers so many generations before us. We venture out together to follow our ancestors before us in our version of a covered wagon (our Covered Vagon) to explore the wild ...