Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis (Golden Valley)
Travel Blogs from Minneapolis
... at a Mexican restaurant makes me ponder what kinds of crazy foods I'll be tasting in China. The Chinese have a saying "民以食为࣪ 5;“ which basically states that they regard cuisine as the most important thing in life. If this is true, I'm sure I will be trying many flavorful and interesting dishes that I wouldn't even have dreamed of.
Packing has been an arduous process but after double/triple checking ...
I arrived at the airport with a backpack and 4 suitcases! :) all of my things in one carry on and my backpack and the other three filled with gifts for kids and guides. Flight scheduled to leave in about 15 minutes and was upgraded to business elite - first ...
... routine, investigated his local surroundings in the faint hope that he might find a pathetic patch of grass amongst this mini metropolis of hotels and car hire buildings. In fact, what he found was a quite stunning Wildlife reserve and Nature trail just five minutes walk from the Central Plaza. Excited, Johnembarked on the trail and within a few footsteps he came face to face with a magnificent beast. A black snake about two feet in length and three inches in ...
... The city is a lot smaller than the others we have visited so far. The next stop was The Historic Milling District. A lot of the old flour mills are left abandoned and one which has half crumpled down is made into a museum. I also saw a couple of woollen blanket factories and noticed that North Star Blankets factory has been reused as apartments. We saw boats going down the Mississippi River having to go through a Lock, we took some photos of that ...
... and historic places where the early settlers and city founders lived. We saw the homes that belonged to the logging families and the people who built the railroads that opened up this part of the nation. For her, it was nostalgic, even though she lives there today. But I could sense the passion that she has for the city. For us it was an eye opening experience.
Thank you Louise. We look forward to returning to Minneapolis someday.
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