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The End of the Earth

The End of the Earth

I toured Michigan for two weeks in August of 2012. A few days were spent in Dearborn.  There is one photo from the Henry Ford Museum of a steam engine. From Dearborn I motored North to Traverse City and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Recreational Area. The dunes are spectacular and some are steep. In one place climbers descend about 1,000 feet (300 M) to the lake with no way to return but to climb back up. There is a fee for rescue. The view of Lake Michigan from that spot demonstrates its vastness. It looks more like an ocean than a lake. Traverse city sits on a narrow bay and is a favorite destination of young families living in the Midwest. Next I went to Mackinac Island where horses substitute for cars. The trip ended in Ann Arbor where I photographed the graffiti alley.

26 responses

  1. Exceedingly cool!

    June 8, 2014 at 8:05 am

  2. Luv the graffiti shot!

    June 8, 2014 at 8:18 am

  3. Love the first one, the graffiti tunnel.

    June 8, 2014 at 8:25 am

    • Thank you.

      June 8, 2014 at 8:39 am

      • You are welcome.
        Have a nice Sunday.

        June 8, 2014 at 8:44 am

        • I can guaranty it will be a hot day :)

          June 8, 2014 at 8:45 am

        • It’s hot here too, in Sweden. :)

          June 8, 2014 at 8:46 am

        • It will be 32C and humid. If I were in Sweden, I would have a chill.

          June 8, 2014 at 8:48 am

        • Oh well. We actually have clothes on us in the winter time … sometimes. :)

          June 8, 2014 at 8:54 am

        • This winter was cold for us. There were at least a few nights when it got to 0C. Typical winter high temperatures are 15 to 20 and no hard freeze. It snows about once in 10 years and it is gone in a few hours. The summers are torrid, 37C and humid. Heat factors make it feel like it is 45C.

          June 8, 2014 at 8:58 am

        • Welcome to Sweden and have a go with our coldness. :)
          OC is like summer. :)

          June 8, 2014 at 9:07 am

        • I was in Stockholm for a day last August, came off a cruise ship.

          June 8, 2014 at 9:11 am

        • Nice :)

          June 8, 2014 at 9:12 am

        • Thank you for chatting with me.
          Take care.

          June 8, 2014 at 9:15 am

  4. This is my favorite set you have ever done! Every single picture is awesome!

    June 8, 2014 at 9:11 am

  5. Thanks for the tour….it is a great set!!

    June 8, 2014 at 9:55 am

  6. Wife and I were talking about Michigan last night. I kinda miss it but not enough to go back to the climate. The lakes are fresh water oceans really… Glaciers do good work!

    June 8, 2014 at 10:47 am

    • John, it is hard to absorb the vastness of the Great Lakes.

      June 8, 2014 at 10:52 am

  7. Reblogged this on Click And Color.

    June 8, 2014 at 5:27 pm

  8. Spectacular dunes. If I descended I would certainly need rescuing!

    June 9, 2014 at 6:51 am

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