Category Archives: Lighthouse

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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Before the fall

A Throw-Back-Thursday gallery of photos from a car camping trip around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that I took in August 2001. I started at the Cabin with my Valley Canoe Products Skerray kayak strapped to the top of the Ford Taurus … Continue reading

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These pictures rock.

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, I’m not dead, I just smell funny. Part of the reason is that I took one of my nephews on a backpacking trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The weather was … Continue reading

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Airy Vision

Culled from the herd in the Link Roundup, this is a real standout. Check out the samples in the Photography section, and save me a copy of the book.

Posted in Architecture, Art, Backpacking, Birds, Boats, Fayette State Park, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, Hiking, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lighthouse, Michigan, Name Check, Ontario, Panorama, Photography, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, seek a pleasant peninsula, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Tahquamenon Falls, Upper Peninsula, Why Am I Trapped In Suburbia | 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