Archive | November, 2011
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#28 – See the Breathtaking Bond Falls!

Bond falls is one of the top waterfalls in the U.P., as judged both by how awesome the thing is and how many people were there the late September day my family and I visited. It wasn’t nearly as crowded as Tahquamenon Falls, but I was still surprised at how popular it seemed to be. […]

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#27 – Stretch Your Legs at Fumee Falls

Fumee Falls Fumee Falls is a great little roadside waterfall / rest stop on US2 between Iron Mountain and Norway. And believe it or not, it’s been a rest stop for over a century. (It’s likely that Henry Ford and company stopped here more than once on their travels through the Upper Peninsula). The falls […]

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#26 – Jump off a Cliff (and into Lake Superior) at Black Rocks!

There’s a place in Marquette where all the cool kids go to jump off a cliff… and into Lake Superior. That place is known as “Blackrocks.” It’s also one of the reasons I kick myself for not going to college at Northern Michigan University. Have an extended break between classes? Want to go cliff diving? […]

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An Upper Peninsula Cold

I Got Sick

PERSONAL UPDATE I apologize for the lack of activity around here lately. It seems that my immune system has been battling a fierce pack of tiny rhinoceroses (rhinocerii?) for three weeks and the time I usually spend writing about the Upper Peninsula (around midnight) has been replaced by much needed sleep. My Dad thought maybe […]

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