ADVENTURE: SHIPWRECK AT SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND

The Francisco Morazan shipwreck at South Manitou Island is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park on the west coast of Michigan.  The island is accessible by an hour and half boat ride on the Manitou Island Transit boat called the Mishe-Mokwa from Fishtown in Leland, Michigan. You can camp or hike…

CLIFTON GORGE HIKE

I hiked the Clifton Gorge in Yellow Springs, Ohio and loved the lush green of the gorge.   The Little Miami River flows through the state park into the adjacent John Bryan State park.  As you hike along, you can hear the distant roar of the water flowing in the…

PHOTOGRAPHING WATER SPRING REFLECTIONS

Living in the Great Lakes region means lots of fresh water...large lakes, small lakes, ponds, streams, rivers and swamps.  I live in the Black Swamp and Lake Erie regions.  "Going to the lake" is part of everyone's life here. Taking photos in the area often involves water so I wanted…

GREAT LAKES SUMMERS

  Lake Michigan Beauty Summers in the Great Lakes are beautiful!  Here are a few posts about what life is like during this great time of year.  A Walk Along a Michigan Beach Memorial Day at the Lake Budweiser Clydesdale Horses in Ludington Michigan