We last went sightseeing in Baltimore in December 2012. This time around was much different. Daniel's mom, a Baltimore native, was our chauffeur and tour guide last year, which made getting around simple and fairly stress free. This time, we relied on the hotel shuttle to drop us off at the Inner Harbor (beautiful, but … Continue reading baltimore
I took Friday off and we spent the long weekend in Baltimore. Aunt Kathy (Daniel's great aunt) and her husband housed 6 guests in their townhouse. We slept in the living room on an air mattress and couch, respectively. On Friday, Daniel, his mom, and I ate at the Bel-Loc Diner, his Pop-Pop's favorite after-shift … Continue reading baltimore family.
Land of poverty, yarn bombers, abandoned buildings, and a thousand beautiful churches. There seem to be more abandoned buildings in Baltimore than occupied ones. People linger in crowds on street corners and in alleys, boards nailed to the entryways of row houses, barbershops, and neglected historical buildings. Church doors are locked. In Baltimore, you see … Continue reading Baltimore