Sawmill Inn of Grand Rapids
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... in the forest that we were forced back.
Upon entering camp Doodle started going bonkers and trying to get under the coach. It turned out a turtle had taken a stroll and ended up there. The dogs went CRAZY trying to figure out what that darned thing was!
The rains have quit, the sun is shinning, the wind has calmed and it turned into a beautiful ...
... a hilly, lake-splashed landscape. Reminders of the ice age—in the form of the low gravelly ridges that are known as eskers—are prevalent in this area, especially near Turtle Lake. You’ll also revisit the Laurentian Divide, where a roadside kiosk supplies information.
I found this trip in one of our books - The Most Scenic Drives in America & really wanted to see this part of Minnesota. One of my "Must See Destinations"!
... improved, I took the hood down and enjoyed driving through Minnesota's timber territory. However, the sky was mostly overcast, so I decided to leave the tent in the trunk for another night and to check into a motel.
This morning the sun is still reluctant to come out. The sky reminds me of the 'June gloom' that Rita and I experienced in Los Angeles, ...
... was as I started out in Michigan, crossed Wisconsin and ended in Minnesota while heading for North Dakota.
It was a cold trip today as I passed beside lakes, especially beside Lake Superior. I put on my rain gear in Superior, Wisconsin and it rained non stop from then on. I expected a bit of drizzle at the end of the day so this was a surprise. I got a bit turned around in Duluth and then the ...
... the lake today- we noticed a brown color...and found out it is due to the clay coming up. Duluth was interesting and the hometown to Bob Dylan. It is right on Lake Superior and is a major port...has an industrial like feel. The downtown area was shockingly empty and kind of like a ghost town- weird for a city of 80 thousand... soon we discovered the skywalk that is utilized during winter months- since it's so cold. ...
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