Category Archives: Detroit River

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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Day-Trip to Day-Twah

In which we visit the Detroit Institute Of Arts, Belle Isle, The Guardian Building, the Ren Cen, and Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan. More info for locations visited:The DIA | Belle Isle Park | Dossin Great Lakes Museum | … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Architecture, Art, Automobiles, Birds, Boats, Canada, Ceramics, Cheesy Headline, Detroit, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit River, Dogs, Flowers, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, History, Illustration, iPhone Photography, Michigan, Ontario, Panorama, Pentax, Photoblog Updates, Photography, seek a pleasant peninsula, Ships | Leave a comment

Lucky Lars

Gets to see things many people can’t. Lucky for us he brought his camera. Scroll to the bottom to see more from his Upper Peninsula travels, or here’s his main page.

Posted in Art, Backpacking, Birds, Boats, Clouds, Detroit, Detroit River, Earth Sciences, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, Hiking, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lighthouse, Michigan, Name Check, North Manitou Island, Ontario, Panorama, Photography, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, seek a pleasant peninsula, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Snow, Upper Peninsula, Why Am I Trapped In Suburbia | Leave a comment

Doctored Photos

Flickr Find of the day. Plenty of West Michigan views, some from altitude, to enjoy.

Posted in Aerial Photography, Aircraft, Birds, Boats, Cheesy Headline, Clouds, Detroit, Detroit River, Drone, Earth Sciences, Fishing, Good, clean fun, GoPro, Grand Rapids, History, Lake Michigan, Lighthouse, Michigan, Name Check, Oblique Imagery, Old Barns, Panorama, Photography, seek a pleasant peninsula, Video | Leave a comment

What lies beneath

Ever wondered what it looks like below the surface of the Great Lakes? NOAA has you covered. Raw data, images, animations, and poster-sized PDFs are some of the highlights.

Posted in 3D, Bathymetry, Boats, Canada, Charts, Cheesy Headline, Detroit River, Earth Sciences, Fishing, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, History, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Mapping, Michigan, Models, North Manitou Island, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Planetary Science, seek a pleasant peninsula, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin | Leave a comment