Category Archives: Canoeing

20 Minutes at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Funday Sunday in the city on the straits.Here’s 20 minutes worth in the maritime museum located on Belle Isle State Park, Detroit, Michigan. Open photo gallery. Timing is everything. Advertisements

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Down from 612

Paid a visit to the Cabin recently and squeezed in a canoe trip. Took a time-lapse video of part of the trip. Photo gallery linked below. Manistee magic.

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Let’s do it again

Early December return trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts with a new crew who couldn’t make it the first time. Click below or open gallery of some of the highlights.

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Pocket Paddler

Here are some cool craft that you can fold up and take with you. From solo to family freighter, they have you covered. These would be great boats for exploring Isle Royale.

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Signs of progress

Winter’s back is broken. While I’m not ruling out more snow, things are heading in the right direction! On this evening, the ice takes on a bruised hue as the sun falls.It’s getting rotten around the edges. I guess I … Continue reading

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