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Fueling Our Adventures in Wakefield

Fueling Our Adventures in Wakefield

As we prepared to make the short drive this morning to our weeklong stay in Wisconsin's Northwoods, we determined that we a good choice for a grocery stop might be the Sunday Lake Supermarket in the town of Wakefield, Michigan just a couple miles down the road. It was...

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Sky Bar Reprise

Sky Bar Reprise

Tonight is the last of four one night stops this week. We stayed here at Big Snow Ski Resort near Wakefield MI last year on a Friday night. That time we were among several Harvest Hosts guests. Tonight we are the lone camper and have a prime spot in the shade with...

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Sky Bar at Big Snow

Sky Bar at Big Snow

An overnight last night at the Hayward KOA Holiday at Hayward, Wisconsin afforded us the opportunity to get laundry done. Then today we headed just a little bit north and east into the far west of the Upper Peninsula just over the Wisconsin border. Home tonight is Big...

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Pasties in Wakefield

Pasties in Wakefield

As we left Presque Isle we set our sights on finding a Pastie (pass-tee) before leaving Michigan. And success was ours in Wakefield. We saw a sign for Randall Bakery Pasties on our way into town and followed the signs, deviating from our plan to turn right onto US-2....

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Presque Isle Waterfalls

Presque Isle Waterfalls

What a glorious way to start the day. Sunlight crept in through the stargazer window that looked out into the woods. Hot coffee. Eggs and sausage. And a hike along a portion of the 17 mile Lake Superior Trail to visit Manabezho, Manido, and Nawahada Falls along a...

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A Superior Sunset

A Superior Sunset

Presque Isle Campground on the western edge of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan is home for us tonight. When we pulled in, Scott at the ranger station made sure we understood that this is a rustic campground then refused to assign us a spot but...

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Agate Falls

Agate Falls

As we passed Agate Falls Scenic Site, we realized it was an opportunity too good to pass up, a chance to get out of the car and stretch our legs, to hike under a trestle bridge then walk across it, to see these incredibly scenic falls close up and from high above.

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Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Not far from Marquette is the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. After hearing about it yesterday from a ranger at Munising Falls, we just had to stop. We got a bonus. The first gallery near the entrance was

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Marquette Tourist Park

Marquette Tourist Park

Marquette Tourist Park west of Pictured Rocks offered a good place to rest our heads last night. We arrived without a reservation but still got Site 43 with electric, water, shade, and soon rain. We were grateful for good Verizon service and spent some time on 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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Visiting Cork

Visiting Cork

A tour hour well narrated taxi tour of Cork The Heineken Brewery in Cork A view of Blarney Castle from afar A a turn through the Blarney car park and shopping area A Mother and Baby Home One of the neighborhoods we toured The Poor Clare Monastery in Cork Historic Cork...

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

It snowed in Iceland day before yesterday! And the secnery is phenomenal Mountains and water everywhere The unique Icelandic ponies And famed Icelandic sheep The spectacular Goðafoss, phenomenal waterfall with a link to Iceland's conversion to Christianity And even a...