Travel Blogs from Grand Rapids
... 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, ...
I awoke early to the sun trying to shine through a thin haze. It is 50F this morning by the lake which feels comfortable standing still but will be cool on the road so I have my rain pant liner in my new mesh pants that Elizabeth gave me and I think that should be comfortable as more heat and perhaps rain is coming.
I have stopped for the day in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. I had to check my map to see ...
Today we ventured west and journeyed across the rest of the UP, through Wisconsin to Duluth. On our way to Duluth, we stopped at a Wisconsin nature center- where i learned that the northern great lake area (i.e. up, wisco, min) has second to Alaska the number of wolves! wolves are a big deal up here. There is a lot of Lake Superior pride here. However, I still strongly believe Lake Michigan is more beautiful. While ...
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... had come to go to sleep. We ran some water down the sink and it seemed to improve it. Paula snuggled into the sarcophagus, Linda in the queen bed and me on the jackknife couch. It wasn't long before the odor overcame us once again. Someone came up with the idea to brew some coffee to cover up the smell. Well that worked for only a short period of time before it just became foul smelling coffee. After a few more minutes Paula had had enough and took her pillow ...
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