Bowstring Shores Resort
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... You're doing it wrong!!! With plenty of get-up-and-go still left, we took the inside lane and left him in our dust. Literally. The car is dirty.
Here's to many more curvy miles!
In other car news, the shotgun blast that was heard every time I open the car door has dissipated. Instead, the door seems to be working some sort of jaws-of-life operation. I'm actively not thinking about this issue.
... I love you!
Driving on our way today we passed a man on a road bike. I was so glad we weren't him!
We pulled into the Pokegama RV Park alongside the Dam. This is the beginning of the Mighty Mississippi River. We were lucky to find the last spot available even in this rain.
We took a stroll across the dam and into the recreation area but there were so ...
... the byway slices through the Leech Lake Indian Reservation and Chippewa National Forest, a vast tract of cultivated fields and stands of red pines, aspens, birches, firs, and spruces. Wetlands abound in this outdoor Eden, and hundreds of lakes are scattered among the wooded hills.
Edge of the Wilderness State Scenic Byway, At Effie the drive veers south onto Rte. 38, the Edge of the Wilderness State Scenic Byway, a 47-mile stretch that ...
... at the historic Douglas Lodge or cabins. Explore Wilderness Drive past the 2,000-acre Wilderness Sanctuary, one of Minnesota's seven National Natural Landmarks. This was one of those places we never knew about but found information at the Visitor Center when we crossed into Minnesota! Wow! This is exactly why we stop and pick up information about each state & their special places! We would have been ...
... the border. The headquarters of Voyagers National Park are here and it too was closed but due to the sequester (you'd think they could find another time with such a short summer season). Although we had been driving most of the day and not seen very much except farmland and small lakes we decided to go a little further. We stopped at ...