Category Archives: North Manitou Island

Stick a Spörck in it.

Very cool stuff from Sutton’s Bay, Michigan. See what he does and purchase some from his website, or watch on YouTube.

Posted in Art, Birds, Boats, Bugs, Ceramics, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, Lake Michigan, Leelanau, Lighthouse, Michigan, North Manitou Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, Spörck Tileart, Video | Leave a comment

#Cool MItS 2013

Met an old friend for the first time and took a whirlwind tour of a small slice of northwest Michigan. An interesting experience, to be sure.

Posted in Aircraft, Architecture, Birds, Boats, Flowers, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, Hiking, History, Lake Michigan, Manistee River, Michigan, North Manitou Island, Panorama, Photoblog Updates, Photography, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, The Cabin, Video | Leave a comment

Shoreline Viewer Deluxe

Oblique Imagery of all 5 Great Lakes. Searchable, clickable map and nice big photographs taken from the air all along the US Great Lakes shoreline. See it like an eagle does. Bonus: Includes Isle Royale National Park! Drill down to  … Continue reading

Posted in Boats, Charts, Detroit, Earth Sciences, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, Huron River, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Superior, Manistee River, Mapping, Michigan, North Manitou Island, Photography, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, Taquamenon Falls | Leave a comment

Ice Water Mansion

Great story about a long-lost shipwreck in the Manitou Passage. Is there gold in them thar (underwater) hills? More at the website of the guy who found the wreck.

Posted in Boats, Earth Sciences, Great Lakes, History, Mapping, Michigan, North Manitou Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island | Leave a comment

North Manitou Island in the 90’s

Ran across a stack of old photos from a circa mid-1990’s backpacking trip to North Manitou Island. It’s part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. (click to enlarge) Scanned a couple of the good ones. There’s one linked above … Continue reading

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