Michigan, here I am!!! First stop: Detroit :)

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can I become one???
The original plan was supposed to take a nap during the flight and try to recover energies before landing in Detroit and meeting Eric, but… I can’t help talking to people, :P I was tired, the plane was small and the man sit next to me, didn’t seem to be the coolest person in the planet. But anyway I ended talking with him and guess what, he’s a great person! One of my passions (maybe the biggest) is traveling and he has been living in different countries during almost his whole life. He was telling me about all the cities and countries he visited, wow! But he’s still missing Peru, hehehe. So, I was able to teach him something new about the world too, hehe.

So, no chances to sleep at all.

who is Yadira??? hahaha
After a short flight we arrived to MI – Detroit. I was so excited, that I forgot to say good bye to this man, :( I talked to Eric while I was in NJ and we agreed to meet at the baggage claim. He would pick me up from DTW, although is far away from our final destination. I left the plane asap and went to the baggage claim area, but I guess I did to soon, since I arrived to the baggage claim area before than Eric who wanted to surprise me with a shield with my name… so sweet!!! :)

After a big hug, it was time to drive to the farm, yeah! The city girl would pretend to be a farm girl for the next weekend, haha. There was a TB couple from Montreal who was supposed to come to the farm too, but they cancelled at last minute – family issues - :( We went to the parking area and I met Bessie (Eric’s jeep).

taking pics!!!
I have seen her in KC, but didn’t know she was a she and has a name, haha. Actually she has 2 names: Bessie when she’s a city girl and Gretchen when she’s off-road, haha. And this boy calls me crazy, hehehe.  

He told me a long drive was waiting for us. I thought he was exaggerating, but when I saw 4 bottles of water and other stuff, I realized he wasn’t kidding. By the way, I guess he was a bit surprised with the size of my bag for just 5 days, hehe. We started our way to the farm. The day was so nice, sunny and warm. Maybe to warm I was just thinking about changing my jeans for shorts, haha. I felt so happy about meeting Eric in MI. It was so cool!!! First thing I told him was: I made it!!!! His answer was: “crazy girl!!!” He really loves his hometown. He was telling me all about the area, rivers, lakes, surroundings. The landscapes were so beautiful.

getting the cherries for the little Peruvian girl, haha
Everything was green and full of life. He just told me: “Remember how everything look right now, so you can compare it to the way it would look in the cold November” oh!!!!

Eric told me once, they are very proud of their cherries and since I don’t eat fresh cherries at home. He stopped in one of the numerous stands of fresh washed cherries along the road, in order to get fresh cherries. They were so tasty! Not too sweet, but not to sour either. Juicy and fresh! Perfect for the hot weather. I had my 1st lesson and it was time for the 2nd one: “To spit the seeds” haha.  

Yeah!!! I was having a great time. What about me being tired??? I forgot about that completely, haha.

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can I become one???
can I become one???
who is Yadira??? hahaha
who is Yadira??? hahaha
taking pics!!!
taking pics!!!
getting the cherries for the littl…
getting the cherries for the litt…
the interesting man... I forgot to…
the interesting man... I forgot t…
going to baggage claim
going to baggage claim
always on the phone, bla bla bla. …
always on the phone, bla bla bla.…
fresh and tasty :P
fresh and tasty :P
looking for fresh cherries
looking for fresh cherries
you wanted to laugh, haha
you wanted to laugh, haha
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