Travel Blogs from Monroe
We've had such great weather on our travel days, that we were due for the inevitable stormy trip. We skirted some really bad weather when we traveled last week, but I don't think we will be that fortunate today.
Okay, so you're thinking....why not stay where you are rather than risk driving into the storm? Good question! I have no answer. We don't travel more than 200 miles on ...
Another sunrise start to cross western Lake Erie before the wind kicks up. It did indeed start calm with a light west wind. The wind went north and picked up so that we had two to three foot waves on our bow. Not too bad but it was nice to reach the Detroit River.
We made it to Trenton before noon and docked at the Elizabeth Park Marina. It is a very nice marina in ...
... of Ford made cars and nothing else. Well, there were cars all right, but that was just a small part of it. And, they weren't just Fords! They even had a Toyota, which was very similar to our very 1st car! The museum was about everything. That is, it was about American ingenuity and entrepreneurship. There were literally trains, planes, and automobiles. Oh, and how kitchen stoves had progressed throughout the years. There was an ...
... Henry Ford Museum, which is very cool indeed. Among other highlights, we saw the limos in which JFK and Reagan were shot, multiple automobiles through the ages, one of the official original copies of the Declaration of Independence, the chair in which Lincoln was shot, the bus in which Rosa Parks rode to take the civil rights movement forward, and ...
Friday morning was a very fogging morning. I couldn't see the lake. It was good I had gotten all my photos the evening before.
I headed for Michigan. It was a nice road but nothing of interest to photograph. I arrived at Marquette the home of Northern Michigan University. The city was a typical college town. After a tour of the town it was clear that I could spend the day shopping or hanging out at the lake. Neither was very appealing so ...
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