Skara Brae Scottish Bed & Breakfast
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Saturday 27th September
Today we had a trip across the border into Cook County, Minneapolis and visited the pretty Lake side resort of Grand Marais. It's about 80 miles south along route 61 and took us about an hour and a half. I had to buy a 30 day visa at the border which cost $6.
Cook County is basically a 3,340 square mile national park. It's the place you ...
The hotel we stayed at left much to be desired, Conrad reckons it was probably more a rent by the hour place........ I found that is you had a family of over four people finding a single room was impossible and as soon as two rooms were booked the price was way out of our budget so we had little choice. (Also helped by only being able to do a very short search online for a city we didn't know.)
We wanted to meet up with ...
... with some lovely pictures.
Once the kids had been bathed and unwound they were put to bed.
The rest of us had a beautiful chicken dinner with lots of fixings. It was a rare treat to have meals cooked for me so i relished it. The fire was lit in the open fire in the lounge which added to the atmosphere. Before long it was past bedtime for all, all in all a very special day with close family and my sisters new one.
... asks Zan from the back seat.
“About thirty minutes.” We pass a sign on the right for Five Mile Rock. Just a hundred yards into the lake is a rock poking out of the water. It is neither five miles long nor five miles away. Weird.
“Didn’t you say there’s nothing to do in Grand Portage?”
“Yeah….” It’s not entirely true, but darned close. Grand Portage is a little town of about 500 people on ...
... the lake for a couple if hours. Calm seas greeted us with a gentle breeze cooling our faces as we paddled along the shore for several miles. A loon allowed us to drift within a few feet.
The girl at the campground desk had me outed she picked blueberries up by Seagull lake the other day and told us to look for an area where the granite sticks out of the ground. We passed several parked cars of blueberry pickets finally ...