Spirit of Gitche Gumee
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... boys had discovered a little walk up a creek that led into the lake, it went up to the road above and under. They enjoyed walking hunched over through the drain pipe, trying no to step on the trickle of water at their feet. Wonderful to see them outdoors exploring.
Before long it was time for us to depart, hard to say good bye to Laura as it's unknown when we will see each other again. Great to know she has such a great partner.
... showing definite signs of fall, and lots of pretty lakes. Crossed the Mississippi river at St. Cloud and almost didn't notice it. Not nearly as dramatic as crossing the Missouri a few days ago.
And then about an hour from Duluth I ran smack into a huge wind again. The sky was looming grey overhead and I was sure it ...
... the kids before making use of the fire pit for s'mores. Many marshmallows were consumed, lots of sticky fingers and big smiles. Most grown-ups had dessert before dinner, s'mores was an absolute treat. We even managed to introduce them to Uncle Richard, who wanted to go back for seconds after dinner!
Conrad managed to get away for a short drive and walk, he wanted to see some more wildlife. He was not lucky with that but ...
... what I am going to post, what I am going to trash. Ugh!
We also stopped to take photos of Split Rock Light House. We would like to have gone out to seed it, but there was road construction, so distance photos will have to do.
We drove further north and then west toward Finland trying to see as much scenery as possible. We stopped for lunch at a little pull out park next to ...
... Two Harbors!
There is a very nice rocky beach right in front of us and, of course, a lake that looks as big as an ocean.
We found a great trail that goes up to the left of the beach through a memorial park and dumps us out at a light house and Iron Ore port in Agate Bay. (Or what ever they call it. It's where the big ships come in and they fill them with iron ore. It's enormous.)
We walked out on to the end of the pier where the little light house is, then back up to the ...
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