Madden'S On Gull Lake
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This was almost a 500 mile "Day Trip" but it was a beautiful drive, especially since they had a good snow fall last night!! Plus we needed a distraction today after the kids left!!
Weather: Start 16C 6pm 18C
After bragging about out marvelous weather a huge storm system hit us around 7am. At 9am I decided to stay an extra night because of the storm. The thunder and lightning lasted until 12 noon while the heavy rain did not lighten up until about 2pm. Of course I have had a migraine all day and spent a good part of ...
... Headwaters shot.
About 1/2 into the day following the signs faithfully I turned onto a dirt road! and there was a second sign just down the way as if to say yes this is the way! Well it was a true washboad road and I am glad I had my front suspension upgraded this year! The road went on and on. Stright sections, S curves and bends all while following the river. What seemed like a days ride I saw a Stop Sign ahead with a tarmac road...Joy! I ...
We began the day touring the National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown, ND, which actually was not much of a tour at all. There was a small old frontier town, a few buffalo statues, a gift shop and a small herd of buffalo, which included an albino buffalo. Fortunately, it was free. Nonetheless, I took a photo of John with one of the statues.
We drove on to Minnesota and I began searching the Trailer Life Campground Guide for a RV ...
Last night we stayed at the Porcupine Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon, MI. Had a site right on Lake Superior. Arrived just before it stormed. Lots of people camping in tents and there we were sitting in our motor home nice and dry watching a movie and eating popcorn! Too bad for the rain, we were hoping to see the Northern Lights.
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