Category Archives: Upper Peninsula

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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UnDIsclosed Location

Took one of the nephews on a 3 day exploratory trip to Michigan’s easternmost point, Drummond Island. Some sun, some rain, some wind, some heat, some cold, some fossils, some hiking, some swimming, some bushwhacking, some 2WD in a minivan, … 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.

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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.

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