The Townsend Hotel
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We have been planning this year adventure for 6 months and now we are scrambling to get everything finished before we leave. Thankfully a friend is taking some of our furniture and personal effects for the year since the storage unit is getting close to capacity. As we prepare to leave ...
... a quick shower which was so needed and headed off for a long self guided tour around Detroit. Jeff gave us some tips on areas to avoid and where the gangland was, very helpful as we seemed to avoid all trouble. We spend three and a half hours walking around Corktown, Midtown, venturing into the Eastern market which we thought was so much better than the #1 ranked National Geographic market in Toronto. We ...
... Especially with kids. Plus, money flies out the window eating out that much.
My plan is to bring some breakfast items and keep lunch stuff (bread, peanut butter and jelly, etc.) in the car for car travel. We will be stopping at sites and taking hikes and such. We can picnic and eat on the run that way. Some mornings, we can just grab a bowl of cereal and ...
... company on short notice and sadly our cousins were committed so we missed that reunion. They have a new baby Grace we hoped to see as well but as we have said before the Odyssey has no scientific formula!
It was a gorgeous day and easy one+ hour drive. (We had left the Toy Hauler at Nancy's since we were going back for our Ethiopian date!)
Ann was home alone but expecting her younger son Joe whom I'd ...
... there ourselves, it looked like the perfect tour for us.
The French, who established Fort Shelby, founded Detroit.
An officer whose last name was Hamtramck commanded the fort. His name was given to the city of Hamtramck, which today is almost completely surrounded by the city of Detroit.
Hamtramck was 90% Polish in 1970 but was only 22% by 2000. The Polish were the major ethnic group in Detroit by the ...
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