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Bemidji, First City on the Mississippi

Bemidji, First City on the Mississippi

Today we begin our exploration of the Mississippi River along The Great River Road. Actually we've been fascinated by the great river from Lake Itasca, the Mississippi Headwaters in northern Minnesota to Destrehan Plantation near New Orleans, we've visited quite a few...

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Bois Forte Heritage Center

Bois Forte Heritage Center

After settling into our home for the week at HooDoo Point Campground on the shore of Vermillion Lake near Tower, Minnesota Monday, we drove the ten miles around Pike Bay to the Bois Forte Heritage Center today. It'd have been a two mile flight from our campsite if we...

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Chippewa or Ojibwe?

Chippewa or Ojibwe?

Madeline Island Museum Video As we began planning for this stop we were both excited about the possibility of visiting the Madeline Island Museum in La Pointe, Wisconsin knowing that this location has been/is a spiritual center for the Ojibwe. With our cruise...

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Snake River Fur Post

Snake River Fur Post

It's yet another Minnesota Historical Society site and it's just as exciting as every other MNHS site we've visited. We arrived at the Snake River Fur Post in a light rain on the Saturday before the Fourth and were the only visitors on the tour with Jackie, our...

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Lake Mille Lacs Band

Lake Mille Lacs Band

Yesterday we picked up the brochure listings all the Minnesota Historical Society sites and realized we were within an easy drive of the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post. When we arrived the talk in the Four Seasons Room had just begun. Not getting...

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Museum of Ojibwa Culture

Museum of Ojibwa Culture

The Museum of the Ojibwa Culture in St Ignace, Michigan was established at Marquette Mission Park. The location speaks eloquently of the interplay between the Ojibwa peoples and the French missionaries/explorers/fur traders here on the Straits of Mackinac. The...

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Fort Union

Fort Union

See Park Video Today we made our way to the impressive edifice on the northern North Dakota prairie, Fort Union! One of the rangers there told us that so many stories of the big white fort were told among the Native Americans that members of the Nez Perce made the...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.