Category Archives: South Manitou Island

North Manitou Island Backpacking

After a horrible, horrible summer, I took a sabbatical and went for a 5 day hiking trip to North Manitou Island. It is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Click here or on the image below to open … Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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#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

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