Sweetgrass Cove Guest House and Bodywork Studio

6880 E. Hwy. 61, Grand Portage, Minnesota, 55605, United States | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Grand Portage

The End of the Road!

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth

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... of the French-Canadian voyageurs and coureur des bois between their wintering grounds and their depots to the east.Composed of the Pigeon River and other strategic interior streams, lakes, and portages, this route was of enormous importance in pre-industrial times. It provided quick water access from Canada's settled areas and Atlantic ports to the fur-rich North-Western Territory. Some 50 miles (80 km) upstream ...

Physical work day 1

A travel blog entry by fbeck

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Good morning from Kenya.
Yesterday was our first day of emanual labour. The work was carrying 40 lb blocks, hand mixing cement, bending and shaping reinforcing steel and framing for a concreat pour which I think they hope to get to today. The pour will be a 9" top of the wall.

Our host are feeding us at our break and and ...

North Lake Desor to Washington Creek

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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... then.

Ahead is a copse of mature trees, and I think I'm about to enter the familiar territory of woods bisected by an obvious trail, but the clearing is small and the path dives back into a fecund tangle of saplings and grasses. Again and again the sight of trees, hills, or turns in the trail fool me into thinking the end of this labyrinth is near. But it goes on and on and on.

Before entering this stretch of "trail," I was in zombie-mode, which only exacerbates my ...

The Ferry

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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... old and beat up. I have to assume it is seaworthy, or I’ll spend the entire trip imagining us sinking like the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Not that anxiety about the trip would be unusual. Last night, I’d set two alarms for five-thirty to make sure we didn’t miss the ferry. I woke before either went off. Though the ferry leaves for the island at seven-thirty, we were told to arrive forty-five minutes in advance. So here we stand on the dock forty-five minutes ...

A hop, skip, and jump away from Isle Royale

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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... and its only real business is the casino and this super-sized convenience store.

All she can do is put the threat of insect-borne disease out of her mind.

For our eight day hike, Julie will be without her preferred caffeine fix, Diet Mountain Dew. She purchases one last bottle to drink on the ferry. Thankfully, I’ve been off caffeine for over a year. Toting a forty-pound pack for fifty miles will ...

Location

This hotel, located on 6880 E. Hwy. 61, Grand Portage, is near Grand Portage State Park, Pigeon River, and Witch Tree.
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