Well after the hill incident, Mr. B and I tested out the Xterra without the travel trailer and found it had trouble climbing a gravel hill from a stop which his Chevy truck had no problem with in 4WD. Although the light showed the 4WD was engaged, we concluded the 4WD could not be working [...]
After my first night I continued the drive up to Michigamme and oh course has to stop for some Jilberts Ice Cream. This ice cream is some of the best I have ever tasted. I look forward to it on every trip to the UP. They vary flavors and my top three favorites are Mint [...]
Tiki RV Park 200 South Airport Road St Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-7808 After getting the hitch put on the Xterra and getting everything ready on the Dutchess, I was off to my first RV Park. Here I am at the entrance: Here is view from the campground of Lake Michigan. A view of my [...]
Crooked Lake Crooked lake is a walk in lake. Fortunately Mr. B has a boat stashed there with oars. Here is a pic of one of the bald eagles flying around. This is the eagles tree: At lunch we had a friendly critter visit. It appears he just shed his old skin.
The annual 4th of July Parade and Festival in Michigamme had a great float this year in that they found and acquired the town’s original first engine and had it on display. We ran into Wilson Boback, a WWII vet that I met on my first trip up to Michigamme. He is 80 something and [...]
Lake Michigamme Upon arriving, with the weather threatening rain we decided to have quick trip around Lake Michigamme. Mr. B grew up in Michigamme, MI and his summer cabin is on the lake. His neighbor (and cousin) Nancy and Barry have a nice dock for the boat and so we easily got underway. Needless to [...]