michigan vacay: part two

pre-gaming on the rooftop of cheli's chili bar.  best view in detroit!
  the tigers and their fans take baseball very seriously!

our old roomie, brian, happened to be in town at the same time. . . we of course had to see him before his big move to san francisco (as if goodbyes aren't hard enough, second goodbyes are even worse!)  we eased the pain a little bit with help from a large "city wing thing" pizza from supino pizzeria (featured on diners, drive-ins, and dives)

 although i'm sure it's considered an eyesore to the residents of the detroit area, there's something about all the old abandoned buildings covered in grafiti that's so mysterious and fascinating to me.  i love to imagine how grand and extravagantly beautiful these buildings must have been in their hay day. 

we wrapped up our trip with a visit to the city of grand rapids.  cory's lovely sister took us on a tour of the area, which included the sandy shores of lake michigan.  

we had a wonderful time, and can't wait for our next visit!

1 comment:

  1. I love the buildings too. The clouds make them look haunting. Great pictures!