Potter's Door Inn
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... very relieved after 30 minutes when the storm passed out over Lake Michigan and produced one of the best sunsets of our trip.
The next day we started by taking a 4 mile hike along Lake Michigan. We rewarded ourselves after exercising with miniature golf (which we tied in), cheese and wining tasting, and some afternoon beers at some of the local bars in Fish Creek. Our time in Door County concluded with yet another sunset and drinks and food around our campfire.
Door County sits in the center of the upper Midwest's "inland seas." The county offers 300 miles of shoreline. It’s the Cape Cod of Massachusetts, although on a Lake not an ocean. Door County is a world-class vacation destination with its 5 state parks, 11 lighthouses, 19 county parks and a total of 53 Lake Michigan beaches. Although there are 34 named islands within ...
... to lots and lots of cherry orchards. We stopped at one of the first wineries, tasted, shopped and went on. We travelled up the western side of the peninsula through Carlsville to Egg Harbor and Fish Creek. Peninsula State Park is a very large park with several campgrounds, an amphitheater, a beach area and miles of bicycle trails. We stayed here for two days while we explored the upper part to Northport and ...
... a cast-iron kettle. When
the water comes to a boil, the potatoes, kept in a wire basket, are
The fish are then placed in another wire basket and lowered in. After
9-10 minutes, when the fish are cooked, the oils rise to the top of the
pot. The boiler then tosses a small amount of kerosene on the flames ...
... stored in Panama where they spend their winters. We had a lot to talk about and "picked their brains" as to what we might expect when we go to Belize in October. We had a great lunch and a great visit. Right now we are being lazy and relaxing back at my sister's house and will be continuing our travels tomorrow. I am having problems with getting my pictures from my cell phone to my IPad, so will have more pictures for you in my next post. Until ...
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