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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)
Nick started out from Marquette, MI. We connected in Detroit. We had to make our way from the Commuter Terminal to Terminal A for Delta. Flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul was on time; we had a 4-layover in MSP for our connection to Anchorage. Got some lunch in the airport.
The push back was delayed a bit because the plane was not quite as full as anticipated so they needed a new weight clearance--must be not packing that third pair of ...
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 ...
... years in the past as Thunder Valley Raceway). Fun racing, nice folks all around, and really strange schedule - racing from 5 pm to 8:00 pm (we heard the racing HAS to be finished by 8:30 or 9:00 - we're used to an 11 pm or Midnite "curfew" at most tracks!).
This afternoon, heading out to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Cruise - supposed to be a little know beautiful area!
... 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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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking