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We took a red eye out of Anchorage . . . transferred in MSP . . . and Pat ended in DTW. Nick went on to MQT. Bags and people all arrived on time, a little tattered but with lots of lifetime memories. Thanks for following the blog!!
Pat (and Nick)
... a difference in the weight!! All was well in a few minutes and the sky was broken clouds most of the way. The Land of 10,000 Lakes gave way to prairie, then rolling hills, then mountains, some with snow, then lots of snow. Pretty clouded over as we approached Anchorage where is was raining.
Landing was uneventful, retrieved our bags, found a cart, made our way to the rental car counter and got a Nissan Sentra as our travel wagon!
Did I say we had a nice plan for today? Well, plans don't always work out the way you expect; thank goodness for plan B. We started out the day driving to Tahquamenon Falls State Park. There they have the lower and upper falls. The upper falls is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi. From the lower falls we hiked the 4-1/2 mile (one ...
... of the first things we did here was get in touch with old friends Dave & Pat Mair, and went out for a wonderful dinner with them at "Lagniappe Cajun Cafe" in Marquette. We'll see them again before we leave the area, when another old friend, Jane, is up here visiting with them, too!
Last night, we went to a fun little race track nearby - called Sands Speedway (was open ...
... and through the end of our trip, we've seen a lot of great scenery and many little towns and different people along the way. there is the sad points of the journey, where you not only towns drying up with no industry, but lakes and rivers that are nearly non-existent if at all. again, how quickly the landscapes change.
we'll be happy to never hear another country song about turnip trucks, pork rinds and lost love....
see you all soon.
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility