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Travel Blogs from Hart
... sharing the camp fire. Nice. Today, Jim and I arose early and started our drive north. After a few directional miscues, we found our way to the proper state road. So far have traveled through Manistee (small, homes are older and not as kept as in Ludington but still cute; Cadillac, Kalkaska -tired looking, and Petosky - really really charming & picturesque - loved the vintage flavor). The weather today is partly cloudy & warmer! This is a ...
... didn't end up going to bed until around 4:00 in the morning (night? morning? it's all a blur...).
Underlined artists are the ones we intended to see, while the rest are ones we caught part of the show of.
Artists seen: Dixon's Violin, Cherub, EOTO, The Glitch Mob, Zeds Dead, Cosby Sweater, Umphrey's McGee
The next day, as the two following days, began with blistering heat inside the tent, followed by a breakfast of granola ...
Left at 0700 and rode 500 feet for breakfast because the sky looked like it was going to open up.
Did the Tunnel of Trees, then stopped for custard at Bop-In in Bay View, Michigan.
Stopped for lunch in at a bowling alley/restaurant called Tucker's in a cute little town called Northport, Michigan.
We rode by the lake almost all day today. Just really gorgeous scenery.
Onward to ...
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 ...
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