Holiday Inn Express Van Wert
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As I mentioned in yesterdays blog, we now have everything we need to head off so it's looking like we will be setting off this weekend. We plan to stop by Plymouth one more time to see Sarah and Josh as they get back from their Europe travels late Friday night....we will then head west from there.
Also a quick update on our wings last night...as the wings were on special you could choose any amount of wings and have ...
... have some statues and forts you can walk to that explain some of the history of Fort Wayne. We saw the forts, Chief Little Turtle (Darren thought I was making his name up!!) and some turtles.
It was pretty muggy out but was still a nice walk around....they also have a skate park so maybe we will borrow a skateboard so he can go see if he ...
... crazy low price! It was fun to see it again...see picture.
Afterwards we had heard about how every Thursday in the summer they were encouraging people to come to Downtown Fort Wayne - i guess it was so popular as new areas of Fort Wayne have developed. So they have about 10 food trucks, free music and just a real nice atmosphere.
I knew the lady that owned 'Who cut the cheese' so thought we'd say hi and try them...they were ...
... let down was a sign we read whilst paying to get in….the Australia section was closed for updating etc (it closed yesterday!!!) So this meant no kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, reptile house etc…really sucked but still plenty to go see.
They have an Africa section, Indonesia section and a building called The Reef with fish. Along the way we saw many types of monkey and ape, red panda, komodo dragon, HONEY BADGER, Lions, Wallabies, ...
... homemade items such as flower hair clips, soaps, up-cycled old furniture among many more.
It was so fun to look around and not know what we were going to come across...its the kind of place you could probably find some hidden gems if you knew what you were looking for!
Darren managed to find a mini 'Radio Flyer' wagon which was super cool!! Steve has a normal sized one here and Darren showed me at the VW festival how some parents ...