McGowan's Motel & Restaurant
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We purchased a ferry and a horse carriage ride ticket for our day on the island which covers 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) in land area. It is located in Lake Huron, at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac, between the state's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. European exploration began in the 17th century. It served a strategic position amidst the commerce of ...
... and steamed potatoes (no butter or sour cream). Felt more like a proper meal. if any food is left on your plate, you are offered a box to take it away. i stripped the meat off the bones when we got back to the motel - lunch for tomorrow.
Finding bread rolls has been a bit tricky. We have had wraps for the last 2 days as an alternative.
Visited the old lighthouse in St Ignace before going back to the motel. Off south tomorrow
People from the Upper Peninsular of Michigan are called Yoopers. We are on the southern tip of the UP in St Ignace.
As predicted the weather has turned sour and it has rained or drizzled for most of the day. We had planned a quiet day so that was good for us.
Breakfast in Paradise was danish pastries or donuts, coffee and juice. I opted for one of our apples and some sultanas (courtesy of Comfort Hotel Chicago).
Headed off on ...
... served with almost every item on the menu at lunch and evening in the form of crisps, baked potatoes or fries. A pickle seems to be included as well. After one week I am almost "potatoed out".
We left the others at Grand Marais and while they headed west, we continued east to Tahquamenon Falls. Wes was getting a little sleepy on the way there so I drove for about 20 miles. It was a good road to get a feel for the car. Wide road, not too much traffic. ...
... work cut out for him as he maneuvered the ship through small rocky waterways. Through The North Channel and finally back out into the open lake we had one more stop in the small coastal town of Thesallon before making port in our final destination. There we met a charming sailor, Simon who lives aboard his 30 foot antique English sailboat without electricity, he told us tall tales of cruising all frigid winter stopping only to ski the mountains of ...