Tag Archives: Belle Isle

Michigan – By the Numbers:

Michigan, state forty, by the numbers: Total miles: 742 Total money gained: $11.36 (A host gave me $10 to go to a museum, and another had me drop something off at the post office and there was $1.36 leftover.) Total money spent: $116.56     Gas: $68.50     Other transport: $5.00 (parking and toll)     Food: $37.06     Attractions: $0     Other: $6.00 Budgeted amount ($200/week… Read more »

Michigan – Days 1-4: A Bunch of Unexpected Awesomeness

My first day in Detroit I checked out Pewabic Pottery, one of the oldest pottery places in Detroit. While there, I learned that Pewabic created the art tiles for many installations across the country, most notably the National Shrine of Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. and the Detroit Public Library. After checking out Pewabic I headed to Belle Isle. It… Read more »

Virginia – Days 9-10: Richmond and Williamsburg

On day nine we ventured to Richmond, VA to pick up Meghan’s friend Ashley on our way to Williamsburg. Meghan went to the┬áCollege of William and Mary in Williamsburg. I was super excited to visit Megz’s alma mater. If ever I wanted to put a visual on a place I’d heard so many stories about, it was William and Mary…. Read more »