SHC Travels to Detroit

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The past few weeks have been an incredible adventure. The first stop on my mini tour was Detroit, Michigan. Yes, I know what you are thinking, but trust me Detroit is like the phoenix, it is the comeback city and I was quickly embraced but the culture, the energy, and the incredibly welcoming community.

Check out a few pictures below from my amazing Detroit adventure!

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Top: c/o Fashion to Figure (similar); Bottom: Lysse (similar); Shoes: Aerosoles; Bag: c/o Fashion to Figure

First up was the boardwalk, with views of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, the beautiful river, and music festivals on each end, I was in heaven. It was the perfect place to hang out with my DELP friends and enjoy the sunset.

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Next came the Henry Ford Museum. Wow, what an amazing place! If you are visiting Detroit, this is an absolutely must. As I walked through the exhibits, a journey in American history, I couldn’t help but stop at the Rosa Parks exhibit. Beautiful, sad, and powerful all at the same time.

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The next night after “napping” through a work reception (oops!) my roommate and I made our way over to the Ribs and R&B Festival and oh man, I am so glad we did. You would have thought we hadn’t eaten in days because the amount of food we gobbled up was insane! And the mac-n-cheese?! Amazing!!

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Now you can’t be so close to Canada and not take a ride over, right?! Well, the next night that is exactly what we did. A quick bus ride over and we were on Canadian soil. Yay! Now I won’t go into details about our adventure returning, let’s just say it involved a very nice taxi driver, scary custom agents, and possible detention! lol!

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Anyway, there was no better way to end my trip then a meet-up with several of my beautiful plus size divas, including amazing bloggers Leah ofΒ Leah Vernon-Rashad and Liz ofΒ illustriousliz.Β It was an incredibleΒ night at the newly launched Townhouse Restaurant, full of great conversation, laughs, and drinks! A huge hug goes out to all of the lovely ladies and the one brave gentleman that joined us!

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So there you have it, folks! Now this was not my first time in Detroit so I opted not to do some of the other tours and museums I’ve done in the past, but please rest assure, Detroit is amazing, has incredible history, and culture. I strongly encourage you to give it a shot! To learn more about this amazing city check out: http://visitdetroit.com and tell Larry, Darlene sent you πŸ˜‰

Stay tuned for next week as SHC travels to San Juan, Puerto Rico!

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  • Liz
    August 31, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Awesome pictures and it looks like you had a blast! It was so nice to meet you.