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... there was no evidence of the storm at all - no puddles, no debris on the ground, nothing. Just lots of very green grass! Our day was spent driving around, ultimately arriving at our destination of Ludington - first, we drove to the Lake Michigan side of the state - that lake is humongous - 50 miles wide! We drove through Muskegon, stopped at a roadside fruit stand in Pentwater for fresh cherries & raspberries, passed through Silver Lake where massive ...
... The gates weren't supposed to open until the following morning but there were so many people there that they had to be opened, lest we set up tents on the street outside our cars. The festival grounds are around a cluster of houses, so there was domestic traffic in addition to the crazy amount of foreign traffic to which we belonged. Once we got through the gate, the long line of cars was divided into about a dozen slightly shorter lines of cars that had to go ...
Severe thunderstorm on the way...so we booked!
Nice motel - glad it's brick because there is a MAJOR storm coming through this area tonight!
Got an alarm on my iPad that there was smoke in my condo, so spent the better part of the afternoon trying to get in touch with neighbors every time we stopped, Using on of the other rider's cell phones! Not fun!
After a scary first drive out of Chicago we arrived in the evening at electric forest music festival. Strangely the set up is that everyone camps next to there cars and we were fortunate enough to neighbour some hospitable texans whose set up was class. They really showed us what 'glamping' was about- they had tent fans, picnic tables, fish and shrimp dinners, cooked breakfasts and bafflingly they never had warm beer. Camping next to them ...
... the beach and put their feet in the 52 degree Lake Michigan. This was their second lake of their Great Lakes experience.
In the afternoon, we rented two more kayaks and we all cruised 6 miles down the Pere Marquette River. Dinner at the RV, we later had a campfire and S’mores. It stays light here till 10:00 PM!
A perfect day? You bet!
Time to move on in the morning ...